[Advaita-l] Shankara authenticates Shiva as the son of Brahma

D Gayatri dgayatrinov10 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 13:11:56 CDT 2016

And one more thing Sri Srinath. Despite all my posts supporting Vishnu as
vedAntic Brahman, I hold that Vishnu's Ishwaratva is ultimately unreal and
only nirvishesha Brahman (NB) is ultimately real. Vishnu, devoid of His
Ishwaratva is NB and I, devoid of my jIvatva am NB. Difference is that he
knows and I don't know. And his grace is needed to obtain jnAna and only
this jnAna can destroy avidya. So let me make it clear that even though we
both hold Vishnu as vedAntic Brahman, our positions are mutually


On Monday, 15 August 2016, D Gayatri <dgayatrinov10 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sri Srinath
> I am a staunch advaitin, so I strongly disagree with your statement.
> Vishnu being Brahman is perfectly compatible with advaita vedAnta and our
> jagadguru Shankara bhagavatpAda, has captured the spirit of the prasthAna
> traya-s perfectly. I believe bhagavatpAda is next in greatness, only to
> Krishna-Dvaipayayana. I have personal respect for Sri Ramanuja and Sri
> Madhva, so no comments on them or their philosophy.
> Regards
> Gayatri
> On Monday, 15 August 2016, Srinath Vedagarbha <svedagarbha at gmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','svedagarbha at gmail.com');>> wrote

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