[Advaita-l] concluding sloka of siddhAnta bindu
swami.sarvabhutananda at gmail.com
Tue Apr 30 08:14:08 CDT 2013
BrahmasUtrA (ie) chatussUtri is from VEDA VYASA.
It is in the form of sUtrAs and the bhAshyA is from ShankarA.
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 5:12 AM, Venkata sriram P
<venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:
> In the concluding verse of “siddhAnta bindu”, Sri Madhusudana Saraswati
> says that:
> na staumi taM vyAsaM ashESamarthaM
> samyak na sUtrairapi yO babandha
> vina(a)pitaiH saMgrathitAkhilArthaM
> taM shankaraM naumi surEshwaraM cha
> The rough translation :
> Sri Veda Vyasa didn’t frame the essence of the vEdAnta while writing
> Hence, I would not extol him. But, so be it ! Acharya Sankara has blessed
> us with His
> prasthAna-traya bhASya and Sureshwara blessed us with beautiful vArtikA.
> So, I would extol Acharya Sankara and Sureshwara for bestowing us the
> essence of
> vEdAnta in the form of advaita and vArtika and not vEda vyAsa.
> Is it a nindA stuti directed towards vEda vyAsa that the brahmasUtrAs,
> point towards advaita siddhAnta ?
> In what way we should under the above sloka?
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