[Advaita-l] Brahma Sutra Bhashya

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 10:19:37 CDT 2012

I think our Sri Rajaram Venktaramani who lives in the UK could be of help
to you.  Pl. write to him by private email with a request.  His parents are
in Pondicherry here and you can make the payment to him thru bank transfer
or to his parents here.


On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 6:44 PM, Siva Senani Nori <sivasenani at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Thank you. Actually, I don't mind the price.
> I read up and figured out that Abe Books is an online marketplace, i.e.,
> there are a number of book sellers who will list their books on the site
> and the transaction is between these book stores and users. Now book
> sellers can also list used books, companion books etc., with their own
> descriptions; if, the buyer does not know the trade-jargon, he just lost
> his money. Even so, I thought I should order. The problem was that there
> are quite a few complaints - on the internet - that Abe Books have taken
> the money but that the book was not delivered. Apparently, the response of
> Abe Books was poor. The user agreement of Abe Books says that there are not
> responsible for anything, and that if one still wants to litigate, the
> jurisdiction is only Vancouver, British Columbia. In India, where the
> sellers can be quite shady, we use VPP or cash on delivery. It is the
> seller who takes the risk of the buyer returning the consignment without
> taking delivery (unlikely
>  that the buyer would waste so much time ordering, if he was not serious).
> So I placed my order with 'cash' as the payment option.
> The seller who has Apte's book has described it as "some fading to covers
> otherwise sound VG in chipped and nicked good only dust jacket."
> The bookseller is located at Charing Cross Road, London (I know only the
> Ooty Charing Cross :-)) and I live in Hyderabad, India. I don't know if VPP
> (Value Parcel Post, where one takes delivery of the book and pays the
> amount to postman) is available in international shipping. I wonder if any
> member can help me and suggest any other way short of paying the required
> Rs. 5,000 and wait with crossed fingers.
> Regards
> N. Siva Senani
> >________________________________
> > From: Sundaram Venkatraman <svenkat52 at gmail.com>
> >To: Siva Senani Nori <sivasenani at yahoo.com>; A discussion group for
> Advaita Vedanta <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
> >Sent: Saturday, 8 September 2012 1:27 PM
> >Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Brahma Sutra Bhashya
> >
> >
> >V.M. Apte's translation is available on Abebbooks.com; but at USD 90 it
> is quite expensive. Regards,
> >
> >Venkatraman
> >
> >
> >On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Siva Senani Nori <sivasenani at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >Actually, I am trying to get a copy of this one particular translation
> (Apte) in an attempt to compare the translations of the bhashya on the
> chatussutri. It is published by Popular Book Depot. This is one of the
> seven English translations. I got the others (given below) in either a book
> form or as an ebook, but not this one. So, if anybody can help me get it, I
> would be most thankful. Kindly help.
> >>
> >
> >
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