[Advaita-l] Shiva consuming hAlAhala - an interpolation in samudra manthana
vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 06:35:16 CDT 2016
Neelakantha or Neelagreeva are names of Rudra. How can you explain the
names if poison drinking episode is not there? The great Vaishnava
Bhagavata Purana itself is saying Siva drank the poison to save the world.
On Thursday 11 August 2016, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Keshi suktam is what is referred to by them. They hold that Vāyu
> diluted or rid the poison of its original potency to enable Shiva to drink
> it. But the Keshi suktam has been interpreted by Sayana without bringing
> this episode into it at all. It is a hymn to Surya according to him.
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 4:51 PM, Venkatesh Murthy via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
>> In some Madhva descriptions I heard Vaayu and Rudra Devaru both drink the
>> poison and they are giving a Vedic reference for this.
>> On Thursday 11 August 2016, V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l <
>> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
>> > Is not the Ramayana an important work, as important as the Mahabhartha?
>> > there are different readings of the Ramayana maybe a search there could
>> > made, like the MB.
>> > regards
>> > vs
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