[Advaita-l] Patanjali Yoga Sutra. I.3

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Fri May 1 00:29:05 CDT 2009

On Wed, 29 Apr 2009, Sunil Bhattacharjya wrote:

> Whether it is Samkhyakarika of Isvarakrishna or Tattvasamasa of Kapila 
> or Sankhyasutra of Kapila or the Sankhya portion in the Bhagavd Gita  or 
> the Sankhya in the Mahabharata or Sankhya in Bhagavata purana I do not 
> see any real difference among them. There are only some minor 
> terminological differences. For example the word Tanmatra is not used by 
> all the texts.  

the Samkhyakarikas are atheistic.  The Bhagavadgita is most assuredly not. 
That's more than a difference in terminology!

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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