[Advaita-l] Fwd: Rama and Krishna are Jiva-s - Mahabharata

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Sat May 20 21:38:46 EDT 2017

Namaste Kalyanji,

2017-05-21 0:10 GMT+05:30 Kalyan via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>:

> Appayya Dikshitha probably has not studied the entire Mahabharata.
He probably had most of the Mahabharata​ verses in His memory!

> sandhau tu samanuprApte tretAyAM dvAparasya cha |
> rAmo dAsharathirbhUtvA bhaviShyAmi jagatpatiH || Mbh 12.326.78
> Thus, the Mahabharata itself establishes Rama as Ishwara. Moreover Valmiki
> Ramayana also considers Rama as Ishwara. One must not study a text in bits
> and pieces.
The title, perhaps intentionally, was a left a misnomer. You would have
done well to take your own advice and read the whole mail to know what is
being talked of.

And again, kindly refrain from showing down the stalwarts of the tradition.

Kind rgds,
--Praveen R. Bhat
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