[Advaita-l] vedAntins at the time of shankara

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Sat Sep 16 13:00:18 EDT 2017

Namaste Anandji, Chandramouliji

Thanks, I was also thinking that as a reason, but wasn't sure.

​C​handramouliji, thanks for the Bhedabheda book link.

Kind rgds,
--Praveen R. Bhat
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On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Anand Hudli via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> >>
> The basic foundation of ekavAkyatA of Shruti and arthApatti of
> impossibility of mokSha otherwise can potentially overthrow erroneous
> conclusion of all Vaidika opponents. On a related note, I wonder what other
> Vedanta schools of thought use for tAparyanishchaya instead of the
> ShaDliMgas of Advaita Vedantins.
> >>
> If I may speculate, other schools, especially the Vaishnava schools, place
> more emphasis on sources such as itihAsa (Mahabharata), Puranas, and
> Agamas, with the justification that understanding Vedas is not easy and
> would require the aid of these secondary sources. Hence, they tend to
> interpret Vedanta with glasses colored by the secondary sources.

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