[Advaita-l] Multiple levels of reality.

Kalyan K kalyankc.81 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 00:51:31 CST 2012

Granted that there may be buddhists who might have used this before
nAgArjuna (though I am not aware of any). But the point is that there is no
evidence to show that vedAntins were using this concept before the


On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Srikanta Narayanaswami <
srikanta.narayanaswami at yahoo.com> wrote:

> It is said nagarjuna was the first to use the concept of "Multiple levels
> of reaity".But,actually this concept was started by the Mahayana school
> much before Nagarjuna.After the  Ist Buddhist council under
> Kanishka,Buddhism was divided into Hinayana and the mahayana school.The
> Hinayana school held the "Sarvastitva vada" which says that all things
> exist.It is said that the "Mulamadhayamaka karika' was given to Nagarjuna
> by the naga chieften.
> N.Srikanta.
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