[Advaita-l] Can a mithyA-vastu produce an effect? असत्यवस्तुनः अर्थक्रियाकारित्वम्

श्रीमल्ललितालालितः lalitaalaalitah at gmail.com
Fri May 20 09:04:13 CDT 2011

2011/5/20 Vidyasankar Sundaresan <svidyasankar at hotmail.com>

> I'm not sure if you are representing the SrIbhAshya correctly,

Yes, he is correctly quoting.

Is it the case that the jnAna of rajata is real, even if rajata is not? Or
> is it that rajata in the shell is real, as also the jnAna of rajata?

Second is true for rAmAnujas.

> If the
> jnAna of rajata in SuktikA is true, why does it have to be set aside at
> a later time,by the rise of a later jnAna that the object is not-rajata?

due to lack of defect.

> What is the criterion for truth and reality and error, in that case?

Everything is real and there is no delusion.

> It
> would help the list if you can go through the viSishTAdvaita positions
> at a fundamental level and present in a cogent way, to compare with
> the advaita positions.

Actually lack of knowledge of vishiShTAdvaita is causing problems for

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