[Advaita-l] Dr Mani Dravid

Ramesh Krishnamurthy rkmurthy at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 11:51:52 CDT 2009

2009/3/16 Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian <rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com>:
> Anarthakya is a general principle in the mImA.msA theory of language
> and interpretation. essentially it prevents data-mining the texts to
> come up with conclusions we are comfortable with. Essentially if two
> different statements *seem* to contradict one another, one cannot be
> picked over the other, common ground has to be sought.

Would adhyAropa-apavAda then be, at least partially, a violation of Anarthakya?

santoShaH paramo lAbhaH satsa~NgaH paramA gatiH I
vicAraH paramaM j~nAnaM shamo hi paramaM sukham II
- yoga vAsiShTha

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