[Advaita-l] 'Svarūpa nirūpaṇam' - Shankara's work authenticated by Vidyaranya
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Sat Nov 4 17:04:44 EDT 2017
Dear Sir, Kindly eloborate more on 'Svarūpa nirūpaṇam' for which I want have clear understanding & how it can be done?
other than Adi Shankara' & Vidyaranaya, Had any body written any explanations/bhashya on this ?
Did any body ? or how advaita/vedanta explain regarding the 'Svarūpa nirūpaṇam'? what scriptures in this! please put more light on this thread as it was a point of big discussion in our in house research.
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On Saturday, 4 November 2017 11:23 PM, V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
'Svarūpa nirūpaṇam' - Shankara's work authenticated by Vidyaranya
In the Taittiriyopaniṣat dīpikā, Swami Vidyaranya cites a verse as having
been cited by Shankara:
..... अहमेको न मे कश्चिन्नाहमन्यस्य ..and says: āchāryaiḥ udāhṛtah ('cited
by the Āchārya') and does not give the name of the work. The verse is
found in the work 'Svarūpa-nirūpaṇam' as the 25th verse, published by the
Dakshinamurti Maṭha, Varanasi, in the '12 prakaraṇa-s' ['prakaraṇa dvādaśī,
a collection of 12 non-prasthānatraya bhāṣya works with commentaries]. The
verse is also found in Subhashita ratna collection and mahabharata
sūktayaḥ' [sayings from the Mahabharata]. On a search initiated by my
friend and our member Sri N.E.Venkateswaran, the verse was found in the
12*0459_01 अहमेको न मे कश्चिन्नाहमन्यस्य कस्यचित्
12*0459_02 न तं पश्यामि यस्याहं तं न पश्यामि यो मम
[I am one and there is none belonging to me. Nor do I belong to anyone. I
do not see anyone whose am I; nor do I see anyone who is mine.]
The 'Svarūpa nirūpaṇam' is a short work abounding in Vedānta vichāra and
sādhana. It has 32 verses, two of which are in prose. It has a commentary
by Anandagiri Acharya.
It is heartening to see some of the works of Shankara, Gaudapada, etc. are
cited with authority by Swami Vidyaranya.
Om Tat Sat
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