[Advaita-l] Dharmasthala temple in Karnataka
harsha9519 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 19:12:13 CDT 2015
Venkata sriram sir,
I also even heard that some
Advaithis call madhvacharya as Madhu dvaithya. May I know the person and
where he called madhvacharya as Madhu daithya???
I heard that Vidhyaranya called madhvacharya as madhu daithya in Madaveeya
shankara vijaya....Is it true??
On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 11:19 PM, Venkata sriram P via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Great vAggEyakArAs like Tyaga Brahma, Muttuswami Dikshitar, Syama Sastry,
> Papanasanam Sivan etc. sang the glories of Siva & Vishnu alike.
> Saint Bard Tyagaraja, a staunch rAmabhakta who worshipped rAmapanchAyatana
> daily sang several kritis on tripurasundari and sadasiva. There are
> pancha-ratnas for Lord Siva also. He was a staunch advaitin who took
> at the end and bore the name nAdabrahmAnanda.
> Our wisdom lies in following the path of nAdOpAsakAs and bhaktAs.
> Those who are indulging in shiva dvEsha and achArya dvEsha are considered
> be more devoted than us. In a way, it is "nindA-stuthi" and ultimately
> is the final abode for them.
> For that matter, even advaitins made bad remarks against Madhvacharya
> by snubbing him at hEtuvAdi in "saura-purANa" as:
> hEtuvAdEna sarvANi shAstrANi na vidanti tE
> mOhOdambhastathA krOdhO lObhastE sEvakAH kalEH
> panchamO hEtuvAdashcha madhunA sarva AshritAH ........(40th chapter)
> The madhu (madhvAchArya) resorted to hEtuvAda in kali yuga and indulged in
> mOha, dambha, krOdha and lObha.
> Now, just look at the style of writing of the great vaishnava saint of
> kanchipuram of "prativAdi-bhankara" fame shri.annangAchArya.
> EtE nA asmAkaM nArAyaNE dvESaH - nArAyaNE rudrE cha
> nirvishEshA bhaktiH asmAkaM iti kathayanti suvarNE sIsanE cha
> asmAkaM tulyaprapattiritivat....."
> Which says one who sees no difference between Hari and Hara, for them
> cannot perceive the difference between Gold and Lead. How can they know
> the value of Gold if they can't find any difference.
> Shri.Annangacharya says that Narayana is like Gold and Shiva is like Lead
> and one who can't see the difference between them fail to recognize the
> value of precious element called Gold.
> So, this is how our scholars indulged in paraspara dvEsha bhAva in
> so-called good old days
> also !!
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