[Advaita-l] Krishna-Banasura Encounter

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 00:47:34 CDT 2010


I am curious to know what exactly is 'ViShNu mAyA'?  What is it supposed to
do to a jiva?

Om Tat Sat

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Satish Arigela <satisharigela at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Such interpretations remain as interpretations.Nothing more. I do not see
> how they add any value..
> If you actually look deeper, the interpretations are most(if not always) of
> the time result of lack of proper understanding.
> See the following extracts:
> ""A spiritual aspirant, on the other hand, adopts a feverish process of
> spiritual discipline
> (sadhana) by choice for attaining enlightenment. This process is symbolised
> by Krishna’s
> fever (Vaishnavi Jvara), which has power to defeat Siva’s fever.""
> The shiva purANa gives the reverse picture actually. The vaiShNava jvara is
> defeated by the shiva jvara.
> So how does this interpretation explain that? If you take the reverse
> picture given by the shiva purANa, which is further confirmed by the viShNu
> purANa, the whole interpretation falls like a pack of cards.

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