[Advaita-l] sUta samhitA with TAtparya dipikA of MAdhavAcArya (VidyAraNya)
sivanr8010 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 19:39:19 CST 2014
SAdara praNAm Sri Sujalji,
yesterday I found the work with english and Hindi translation
Susasamhita with Tarparva Dipika of Madhavacharya (English, Hindi) Reprint
of 1954 ed Edition available from flipkart
On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 1:13 PM, Sujal Upadhyay <sujal.u at gmail.com> wrote:
> SAdara PraNAms Prof ShivKumar ji,
> I think this was mentioned by the editor of SUta SamhitA in one of the
> copies that Sri Ramana Maharshi had kept for personal reference. there it
> is said that SrI Adi Sankara had referred it 18 times, says David Godman
> here <http://davidgodman.org/rteach/atiasrami1.shtml>
> The *Suta Samhita*, which is part of the *Skanda Purana*, is little read
> > nowadays, but in ancient times it had enormous authority and influence.
> > an introduction to an edition of this work that Bhagavan kept for
> > reference, the editor notes that there is a tradition that
> > Adi-Sankaracharya read the *Suta Samhita* eighteen times before he began
> > work on his famous commentaries.
> Upon digging acrhives of Advaita-L list, I found that one of our respected
> members Sriram ji has also said the same.
> What exactly are the contents of SUta SamhitA?
> Upon little research, I found that it contains info about
> 1. Imp of Agama-s, those who follow smriti-s need not follow Agama-s,
> and those who follow srauta need not follow smriti dharma
> 2. Brahma GItA is considered very imp
> 3. Instructions related to Pooja, etc are given
> 4. Essence of Upanishads (as you have said)
> 5. Contains mention of Bauddha nad Jain shastra, but are not condemned.
> they are given lower status.
> 6. MahAdeva is the supreme Godhead and all paths lead to him.
> 7. Agama-s are creations of Shiva
> Anything more?
> Hari OM
> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 7:23 AM, Sivakumar,Kollam <sivanr8010 at gmail.com
> > SAdara praNAm,
> > A wonderful work indeed.
> > II contains summary of the important upanishads.
> > There is a saying that BhagavatpAda himself
> > referred the work 12 times! (who generally refer a work once only)
> > while writing commentaries on Upanishads.
> > To my knowledge there is an edition of Kailas Asrama
> > Namaste.
> > *Prof.sivakumarr*
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