[Advaita-l] gauDapAda and the bhAgavata purANa
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Tue Mar 13 09:40:27 CDT 2007
On Fri, 2 Mar 2007, Annapureddy Siddhartha Reddy wrote:
> praNAm.h All,
> One of the gauDIya sites (
> http://www.veda.harekrsna.cz/encyclopedia/sb.htm) mentions that gauDapAda
> quotes from the bhAgavata purANa in his uttaragItAbhAShya.
> Some relevant quotes from the site:
> But Gaudapada, teacher of Govinda who was teacher of Sankara, mentions the
> Bhagavatam in his Uttaragita-bhasya and in his commentary on Sankhya-karika
> makes reference to other two verses.
> Nevertheless, the studies of experts like M. T. Sahasrabuddha tend to verify
> that those texts are of Gaudapada and that Sankya-karika-vritti and
> Uttara-gita don't only mention verses but the latter mentions directly the
> Bhagavata Purana.
> Please let me know if you have any information/pointers regarding this.
I am unfamilliar with M.T. Sahasrabuddha but I don't think there is a
scholarly consensus on whether Uttaragitabhashya and Samkhyakarikavrtti
are by the same author as Mandukykarikas.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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