[Advaita-l] Difficulty with Akhandakara Vrtti

Durga Janaswamy janaswamy2001 at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 17 23:19:44 CDT 2015

Curious to know whether Bhagawan Sankaracharya used 'Akhnadaakara Vritti' in any of his  bhashyas, if so, you please give reference.
thanks and regards-- durga prasad> Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:52:31 +0530
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> I am having difficulty with understanding the Akhandakara Vrtti that
> is the Final Vrtti. Vaadiraaja has two objections . Firstly the
> Akhandakara Vrtti does not have any Content or Phala. It is
> Nishparakaraka. If there is a Pot Vrtti there will be a Pot Content.
> But in Akhandakara Vrtti there is no content like the Advaitis are
> saying. There is no Contentless Vrtti in the world. If you say the
> Illusion 'there is no silver' is cancelled there will be a cancelling
> Vrtti like 'this is a shell'. 'This is a shell' is not a contentless
> Vrtti. There is no contentless Vrtti like 'there is nothing' like
> Advaitis are saying.
> Secondly Advaitis are saying there is a Final Akhandakara Vrtti Jnana.
> It will destroy other Vrttis and destroy itself also. Then we enter
> Non-duality. How can you say the Akhandakara Vrtti is Final? If you
> say this you should be saying it in Non-duality condition. But in
> Non-duality there is no thought or Concept of anything. All concepts
> are Illusions in Advaiti's book. Then the Akhanadakara Vrtti Concept
> is also Illusion. It is like hare's horn. It is fictional.
> -- 
> Regards
> -Venkatesh
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