[Advaita-l] Dr Mani Dravid

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 12:51:37 CDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Ramesh Krishnamurthy
<rkmurthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

Why would it? It's a teaching method and does not teach two different
things - there isn't one without the other.


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