[Advaita-l] Real vs. Unreal
sridhar.nithin at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 21:30:16 CST 2013
Amazing. Again I must ask where did Acharya write it? Actually why I ask
the source is two fold-
1. My desire to browse through those text some day.
2. While quoting to others, people always ask reference. :P
On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 11:08 PM, Venkata sriram P
<venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:
> Namaste Nithinji,
> Where is the quote from? Very fantastic verse.
> I can't recollect the reference right now. This was quoted from my notes.
> There are some fantastic verses that are contemplated. One such is
> given below which is believed to be composed by Acharya Sankara.
> adyASTamIti navamIti chaturdashIti
> jyOtiSkavAchOpa vasanti bhaktyA
> shrutE stvamahO tat tvaM asIti vAkyaM
> na vishwasantyadbhutamEtadEva
> Acharya Sankara sarcastically remarks that people believe in the words of
> astrologer blindly
> and start discussing on the auspiciousness of the days regarding aSTami,
> navami or chaturdashi
> But, doesn't believe the shruti vAkya which emphatically says "tat tvam
> asi". What a pity !!
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