[Advaita-l] Discussion on Shankara Vedanta.

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com
Sun May 6 08:49:14 CDT 2007

>From my reading of his "Outlines of Indian Philosophy", it seemed to
me that he essentially held the same views as the "standard"
tradition. His exposition seems closer to the pa~ncapaadikaa than the
bhaamatii. I have read that SSS had discussed his theories with him,
but was not able to convince him. This is found in the introduction to
one of his books, if I remember right.


On 5/5/07, Vidyasankar Sundaresan <svidyasankar at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >I am following with interest the discussions on the interpretation of the
> >word"srutyadayah",the place of "anubhava","tarka" in understanding the
> >Shankara Vedanta.Perhaps it may not be out of place to consider
> >Prof.Hiriyanna's exposition on "avidya","Maya" and the nature of "avidya"
> >and "Maya".He was one of the authorities on Advaita Vedanta who could
> >explain these topics lucidly through his books on Indian Philosopy.
> >
> Please do post excerpts or a synopsis of Prof. Hiriyanna's texts in this
> context. I think most members of the list would have minimal familiarity
> with his publications and we can all benefit from his perspective.
> Best regards,
> Vidyasankar

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