[Advaita-l] Shankara authenticates Shiva
dgayatrinov10 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 05:51:17 CDT 2016
> Shankara himself is selective there. He has clearly said that the
> background story is only incidental. He has left out the chaff after
> separating the grains. So, the information that you want to highlight is not
> approved by Shankara as it is useless, having zero value for Vedanta.
Nowhere in the context of the BSB quotes does Shankara say that he is
selectively quoting things. I think you are merely superimposing your
personal views on Shankara.
> Shankara has implicitly mentioned it in his 'ityevamādīni.'
So what? He says Vishnu is supreme at multiple places. So Vishnu is
not a created entity.
> That vishnu is nirguna brahman. Shankara has said that Rudra alone as the
> destroying force in the Prashna bhashya.
I will cross this bridge when I come to it. But before doing this,
there is some ground work to be done.
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