[Advaita-l] Brahmins and Vaishnavas
vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 1 21:35:05 CDT 2010
Namaste Sri Bhaskar
Request you explain Adi Sankara Sutra bhashya on 3.4 20 portion on
Many people purposely twist the meaning of Geeta chapter 9 verse
32.Read carefully all slokas 30, 31, 32 33 then tell me.
On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:
> How can they get Brahmavidya? Vidura is exception case because he had good
> samskaras from previous
> births. Conclude non dvijas not eligibile for Brahmavidya.
> Hare Krishna
> Janaka, a king but smruti says he is a brahma jnAni, dharmavyAdha who
> again shUdra was a jnAni, raikva, saMvarta were atyAshrami-s, Indra bhrugu
> devata-s, dhruva, mArkandeya, nachiketa etc. were brahmachAri-s,
> vAchaknavi which shankara himself accepts as jnAni-s, vAma deva who got
> knowledge in mother's womb!! So, your exception list goes on and on!! And
> shankara also clarifies if a gruhastha get jnAnam in his ashrama, for him
> pArivrAjyaM artha siddhaM..and again shankara did not hesitate to grant
> eligibility to stree, vaishya and shUdra for the jnAnam..If you have any
> doubt in this please refer geeta bhAshya of shankara on chapter 9 verse 32
> and also sUtra bhAshya 3-4-38.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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