[Advaita-l] Madhusudhana Saraswathi and Advaita.

Rajaram Venkataramani rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 00:35:38 CST 2012

On Monday, February 27, 2012, Satish Arigela wrote:

> > << Gaudapada's source of the concept of upasana is Upanishads, which has
> > the
> > term bhakti. Also, how can you do Upasana without Bhakti?>>
> Why not!? Why do you need bhakti[I am specifically referring to the
> dancing and jumping kind propounded by bhakti mArga types] to perform
> upAsana?

You are setting up a straw man and knocking it. Bhakti is manogati in the
Saldana stage and manovrtri in bhava stage. you cannot perform Upasana
without Bhakti.

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