[Advaita-l] Shankara and DrishTi-SrishTi vAda - eka jeeva vaada
H S Chandramouli
hschandramouli at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 07:54:37 CDT 2016
To clarify my question, in PDSV is tuccha asat, or is it
prAtibhasikasatya, or is it of any other ontological status??
On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 3:49 PM, H S Chandramouli <hschandramouli at gmail.com>
> Dear Sri Anand Ji,
> Reg your observation << I would like to clarify this. One should not
> confuse prAtibhAsika satya for
> asat (tuccha). It is true that PrakAshAnanda debunks the notion of
> vyAvahArika satya. But this does not mean that he relegates the status of
> the world to a mere tuccha entity, such as a hare's horns (unless of course
> he is speaking from a pArAmArthika viewpoint). Again, the key operating
> principle to remember here is the svapna dRShTAnta. Nobody equates dream
> objects to totally nonexistent objects such as a hare's horn. Why? As the
> dream objects are *perceived*, whereas a hare's horns are never perceived.
> If PrakAshAnanda had denied *perception* itself, he would have been open to
> the charge of making the status of the world tuccha. But he does not deny
> perception. What he does is to use dream perception as the basis to
> interpret perception in the waking state. >>,
> I did not quite understand. What is the meaning of tuccha with reference
> to asat ,prAtibhAsika satya and dream objects in the view of the author ??
> Regret if the question appears naïve. But I am certainly confused by your
> note. Kindly clarify.
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