[Advaita-l] Appayya dhikshitar's attempt for debate with vijayendra thirtha
harsha9519 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 06:08:44 CST 2015
Please see the following URL where there is
defeat of appayya dikshita by vijayendra thirtha ,
On Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 12:08 PM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
> On Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 11:48 AM, Harsha Bhat via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>> Recently while I was arguing with madhva pandith,
>> He said that appayya dikshitar was always trying to pull
>> vijayendra swamiji for debate over dvaitha and advaitha.But appayya
>> dikshitar lost debate always.
> As far as I know, there is no documented work on this topic. In fact many
> or most advaitins, even among scholars, do not even know of a person by
> name Vijayendra Tirtha.
> A scholar living abroad mentioned informally once that he has seen a work
> which records a supposed debate between the two and says that Appayya won.
> The scholar adds that such accounts of each side claiming victory is not
> surprising anyway. Until published we cannot rely on such a work.
>> At last getting irritated by appayya dikshita's calling for debate,he
>> a book by the name Appayya kapolachapetika ,
> I am not sure if the above work is of the stated origin. I am aware that
> there is a book by the dvaitins in retaliation to Appayya's 'Madhva tantra
> mukha mardanam.' The above work could be related to this.
>> where he says how dummy the points of appayya
>> dikshita,while saying advaitha is correct and shiva and vishnu are
>> vijayendra swamiji always used give respect to appayya dikshitha.
>> My question is ,is it true that appayya dikshita was always loosing debate
>> with vijayendra thirtha?
>> That madhva pandith says it is well proved that debate took place, in
>> whole vijayendra thirtha's life was filled with argument with appayya
>> dikshitha.Hence you cannot say that debate din't take place at all as you
>> say vidhyaranya ,akshobhya thirtha debate din't took place at all.
>> I saw many vidhwans in this advaitha list quoting the points of appayya
>> dikshithar while,explaining advaitha.
>> So,Please put some light on this part....
>> Harsha Bhat
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