[Advaita-l] What is 'aprAkRta' ?
rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 14:52:44 CDT 2011
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:53 AM, V Subrahmanian
<v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>wrote:
> This is the clarification Anandagiri gives to the words of the bhashyam on
> BG 8.9:
> 'एतदप्रमेयं ध्रुवं' इति श्रुतिमाश्रित्याह -- अचिन्त्यरूपमिति। नहि परस्य
> किंचिदपि रूपादि वस्तुतोऽस्ति अरूपवदेव हीति न्यायात् कल्पितमपि नास्मदादिभिः
> शक्यते चिन्तयितुमित्याह -- नास्येति।
> The *Brahmasutra bhashya reference given by Anandagiri is 3.2.14 and 15
> which pl. read. There Badarayana (and Shankara) confirms that Brahman has
> no form.
RV: Thanks for the clarification. In BS 3.2.15 Sankara quotes 'He who is
called ether is the revealer of all forms and names. That within which forms
and names are, that is Brahman' (*Kh*. Up. VIII, 14, 1). How is this
understood as Brahman is not a container of nescience or its effects?
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