[Advaita-l] Veda as source of dharma.
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Mon Oct 10 23:36:51 CDT 2011
Sorry for the typos. Here is the corrected version
2011/10/11 D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ <dvnsarma at gmail.com>
> 2011/10/11 श्रीमल्ललितालालितः <lalitaalaalitah at gmail.com>
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>> 2011/10/10 D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ <dvnsarma at gmail.com>
>> > If other sources can never have the same strength as Veda
>> > it is not necessary for Gautama to write that sutra तुल्यबलविरोधे
>> > Therefore in commentators view Gautama is atleast
>> > illinformed or a fool.
>> It is true that no other pramANa has same force as veda-s.
>> Even in this condition 'tulyabalavirodhe vikalpaH' is not uselss.
>> How ?
>> It is useful when we see conflict between two shruti-s, or two smR^iti-s
>> two shiShTAchAra-s.
> As 'atirAtre ShoDashinaM gR^ihNAti' and 'nAtirAtre ShoDashinaM gR^ihNAti' -
>> shruti-s have conflict and they have same strength. So, we get that both
>> case are valid options.
> Well, this puts the charge of mutually contradictory injunctions to this
> source of dharma i.e., veda. No reply why this infallible and apaurusheya
> shoud give mutually contradictory injunctions.
> Besides Gautama mentioned immediately before this sutra two pramanas,
> Veda and sistachara. From context it is reasonable to assume that he is
> about a conflict between them.
> So, sUtrakAra didn't commit any error by writing this sUtra and commentator
>> was showing use in this specific sense which can be logically supported.
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