[Advaita-l] Bhakti and Jnana

Kalyan K kalyankc.81 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 23:39:40 CST 2012

Dear Rajaram,

Have you discussed this issue with Prof. Sanjukta? If yes, what does she
have to say on this topic?


On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 4:04 AM, Rajaram Venkataramani <
rajaramvenk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 4:50 AM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
> >wrote:
> Rajaram: Shouln't any opinion on Madhusudana be based on a traditional
> study or an academic study? This is what Madhusudana says (translation by
> Prof. Lance Nelson) in response to the objection that bhakti is perishable
> due to death, ""Heaven and other goals cannot be enjoyed forever. They can
> only be experienced at certain limited times and places through certain
> specific bodies and sense organs and moreover they are pervaded by the
> two-fold pain of perishability and contingency. So, they are certainly not
> ultimate. The uninterrupted flow of the bliss of devotion, however, is
> ultimate because it can be enjoyed equally in all times and places *without
> limitation as to body and sense organs*, like the fruit of knowledge of
> Brahman, and because it does not have the two-fold pain of perishability
> and contingency."
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