[Advaita-l] Shankara and DrishTi-SrishTi vAda - eka jeeva vaada

H S Chandramouli hschandramouli at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 21:56:34 CDT 2016

Sorry.  I missedout on  << Where exactly does Dasgupta say that according
to PrakAshAnanda creation is
a fictitious entity?>>.  Please refer Vol 2. page 224, lines 19 to 29,
specially line 21.


On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 9:53 PM, H S Chandramouli <hschandramouli at gmail.com>

> I only intended to mean  that Dasgupta has also interpreted it the same
> way as I had done earlier on my own . I am not depending on any endorsement
> by Dasgupta for the correctness of my understanding. Nor am I suggesting
> that he is an authority on the subject. I have presented earlier the
> reasons for my understanding based on the contents of the work by
> Prakashananda.  I have also presented in support of my understanding what
> is mentioned in Sidhantaleshasamgraha about the versions of DSV. I have
> also mentioned that Dasgupta has also presented what in his view are the
> reasons which prompted PrakAshAnanda to take such an extreme view on the
> issue. I have given reference to where Dasgupta has made the statements I
> have referred. It is certainly open for anyone to come to his own
> conclusions.
> Regards
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 9:26 PM, Anand Hudli via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>>  >* status. According to PrkAshAnanda Creation is just a fictitious
>> nonentity, *>* “tuccha”, as mentioned in “ A history of Indian Philosophy
>>>> by Sri *>* Surendranath Dasgupta. Infact it is indeed like a Hare’s Horn
>> only. Sri *>* Dasgupta also presents the reasons which prompted
>> PrakAshAnanda to adopt *>* such an extreme position. He however also takes
>> care to specifically state *>* that PrakAshAnanda is an advaitin only !!*
>> Where exactly does Dasgupta say that according to PrakAshAnanda creation
>> is
>> a fictitious entity? Please also note that Dasgupta is not necessarily
>> correct in interpreting Advaita, and his views are more academically
>> oriented as opposed to one who has traditionally studied advaita or one
>> who
>> has an exclusive interest (read shraddhA) in advaita.
>> Anand
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