[Advaita-l] should we discuss adhyAya 1 verse by verse?
sundararaman at eth.net
Wed Nov 9 08:33:09 CST 2005
I thnik that U should give a brief of commentary by MS for first chapter and
get into second chapter fast.
K Sundara Raman
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> namo nArAyaNAya!
> dear list members,
> now that the avatArikA to gItA is over, we can move on
> to the gItA itself. but, as is well known, sha~Nkara
> begins his commentary only from 2.10. madhusUdana
> sarasvatI, however, has written a commentary on the
> entire first adhyAya. since there are not much
> bhagavad vachanam-s in the first adhyAya, i guess we
> can safely skip it. there is, of course, quite a lot
> to be learnt from the first adhyAya, but that can be
> summarized in a mail or two. please note that this is
> only for the first adhyAya. for the remaining, i plan
> to go verse by verse.
> i require feedback from the members (with the
> moderators' decision being final) on whether only a
> summary of the first adhyAya is required or whether
> the entire adhyAya is to be taken up verse by verse.
> i feel the former is sufficient, but the latter is
> also fine with me, though that may delay the main
> discussions. please bear in mind that the first
> adhyAya has 47 verses and it may take quite sometime
> before we finish it and move on to the core of the
> gItA :-)
> vAsudevaH sarvaM,
> Amuthan Arunkumar R,
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