[Advaita-l] Fwd: Why is Bodhāyana missing in Shankara's Bhāṣyas?
agnimile at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 01:32:29 CST 2015
Dear Sri Subbuji,
I was taught that the ज्ञानकर्मसमुच्चयवादि refuted in Gita BhAshya is none
other than bodhAyana or vrittikAra.
On 19 Nov 2015 06:17, "V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l" <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> In his book on Indian Philosophy, Hajime Nakamura lists a few names of
> Vedantins that preceded Shankara. See here for the two images containing
> those names:
> While we find Shankara referring to the following:
> Bhartṛhari, Upavarṣa. [Bodhāyana], Tanka (Brahmanandin),
> Dravida,Bhartṛprapancha, Śabaraswāmin, Sundarapāṇḍya and Gaudapada directly
> or indirectly in his Bhashyas, it is curious to find that Bodhāyana whom
> Viśiṣṭādvaitins claim as the clear evidence for the existence of
> pre-Ramanuja school, is not touched upon by Shankara.
> In the Bṛhadāraṇyaka upaniṣad bhāsya that 'all Vedantins are unanimous that
> the Upanishads hold the identity of the jiva and Brahman.'
> Does anyone have explanation for Bodhayana missing from Shankara's works?
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