[Advaita-l] FW: Kingpin status of anubhava - mistaken or out ofcontext (was re:

Vidyasankar Sundaresan svidyasankar at hotmail.com
Sat May 5 18:04:54 CDT 2007

On Mr. S. Chandrasekharan, who is not a member of the list, but reads its 
archives regularly, sent me the following, to be forwarded to the list.

> >could not have been published in 1881, as the Digital library claims.
> >SSS was (if I recollect right) 95 years old when he passed away in
> >1975. So in 1881, he should have been 1 year old, or so !!!
> >
>Just to hazard a couple of guesses -
>a) posthumous publication in 1981 and 1881 is a typo, or
>b) the number 1881 is a reference to the Indian standard Saka era, which 
>zeroes in 78 AD, which would make 1881 correspond to the year 1959.
>Best regards,


    Your guess is perfect. The first edition came out in 1959. Pls. see page
6 in PTIFF reader.


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