[Advaita-l] DSV in the advaitasiddhi: no anavasthA doSha in dRShTi-sRShti

Srinath Vedagarbha svedagarbha at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 12:11:19 EDT 2017

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 11:21 AM, Anand Hudli via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> >>
> But the dream is not just pure vRitti prakriya. It needs Consciousness as
> well. Otherwise you will end up with ridiculous position saying robots can
> dream!
> So, since dream is Consciousness qualified by a vRtti, the original
> objection by nyAyAmritakAra is still applicable. Nothing is refuted using
> this dream analogy.
> >>
> I have no time for stupidity. vRtti arising from avidyA does not mean
> Consciousness is not involved. The Consciousness (cit) is the adhiShThAna
> for avidyA. Between Consciousness and avidyA, there is no scope for
> anavasthA, because both are *not* created as per DSV. They are anAdi.
I am simply refuting your dream analogy. Since dreams are dRShTi, which
involves Consciousness qualified by a vRtti, one cannot get away from
anavstha as charged in nyAmrita.


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