[Advaita-l] Krishna is Shiva's child (was Re: Shankara authenticates Shiva as the son of Brahma)

D Gayatri dgayatrinov10 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 05:28:19 CDT 2016

> To think that Shankara comments on each of the names there as applicable
> 'only' to the four-armed deity called 'Vishnu' is the folly.

Nobody here is saying that Vishnu is confined to 4 arms.

I will ignore the irrelevant parts of your message.

> The 'control' etymology refers to Brahman that is the substratum of the
> trimurtis. 'Controlling' is no more than being the source of the existence
> of the three murtis. It is a passive one. So, that Brahman is beyond the
> three murtis that are all created. Hence, it is quite possible for Keshava
> the one with beautiful hairs to have arisen from Shiva, the one beyond the
> three murtis. At that level the Vishnu beyond the three murtis and the Shiva
> beyond the three murtis are non-different, Brahman.

I see only a lot of speculations here. Nothing else.

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