[Advaita-l] Fwd: Nyayasudha Objections 1

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 03:13:05 CST 2016

On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 8:14 AM, Srinath Vedagarbha <svedagarbha at gmail.com>

>>> So, the hetu 'Ikshateḥ' used by the dvaitin is not at all inadmissible
>> to the advaitin for he too accepts Brahman is realized/realizable. What is
>> the point in giving that hetu?
> As explained above, hEtu is not the dispute between two parties (and that
> is the very prerequisite in any argument), but the issue is only with
> advaitin's sAdhya of Brahman's avAchyattvam. That exactly is the sAdhya
> sUtrakAra denying when He say na aShbdhaM. otherwise He would have directly
> stated correct sAdhya as "ShabdaM", but instead He uses na-kAra exclusively
> to drive home His point.

That is not the issue here. For the sutrakāra, it is the insentient
ashabda-pradhānam's inadmissibility in the Vedanta system as the
jagatkāraṇam. That is why he is denying that on the basis on the hetu:
Ikṣateḥ, that is possible only by the sentient vedic brahman.


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