[Advaita-l] 'Sarvatobhadra' Commentary on BG Kashmir recension
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 12:16:11 CST 2017
There is a Kashmir recension of the BG. Such a pāṭha has been recognized by
Ramanuja's Gita bhashya commentator, Venkatanatha. It is said there are at
least five commentaries on this recension. While I have not seen all those
five and compared the differences with ref. to Shankara's reading, this
Sarvatobhadra commentary is available for download. The edition makes note
of such differences then and there. Here is the difference with reference
to the total number of verses in the Shankara edition:
15th ch. at end one verse extra in some mss.
11th ch. 4 verses extra.
9th ch. 1 verse extra.
6th ch. 2 verses extra
5th ch. 1 verse less
3rd ch. 5 verses extra
1st ch. 1 verse less
One can perhaps make a survey with the Abhinava Gupta commentary too since
this is earlier to Ramanuja.
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