[Advaita-l] darshanas - older and later
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Sat Jan 13 10:01:12 EST 2018
Essentials of Indian Philosophy, Outlines of Indian Philosophy by HIriyanna.
Indian Philosophy by S.RadhaKrishnan(Advanced)
On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 7:51 PM, Gopal via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Adityaji, thanks for your vociferous reply. I requested info for the sake
> of some research and definitely not to start an argument..
> Subbuji and Sarmaji, and others, Kindly point me to any source writings on
> the evolution/sharing of thought from older (pre-Buddhic) darshanas to the
> later ones codified post-Budhha as in the three vedanta schools. I had
> promised someone specific examples and pramanas on whether the vedanta
> schools have adopted some core ideas from the five schools but could not
> (due to my limits) identify such references in detail.
> ..gopal gopinath
> On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 1:33 AM, Aditya Kumar via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> > Vishishtadvaita has it's roots in Pancharatra school of Vaishnava agama.
> > Madhwa's Dwaita school borrows and relies heavily on the Neo-Nyaya school
> > which is NOT one of the classical schools i.e., Nyaya-Vaisheshika. Both
> > Buddhist Logic and Neo-Nyaya (Navya Nyaya) is evolved from the Nyaya
> > school. So in a way, Madhwa's school is more similar to Buddhism than
> > Advaita.
> > The common factor between the two is that both are not based on pure
> > origins, both were rebel/revolt cults. Ramanujacharya revolted against
> > 'Brahmin hegemony' in Sanatana Dharma. Instead of completely antagonising
> > the Brahminical ritualism like the Buddha, he instead patronised it by
> > converting non-brahmins into Brahmin fold. We can notice such similar
> > now as well where white Europeans have acquired the rights to chant all
> > sorts of Mantras. Madhwacharya did the same thing by converting many
> > non-hindus to hindus. Both the Acharyas held a supremacist attitude
> > concerning the ultimate god to the extent that they almost deride other
> > gods. Something very similar to Abrahamic cults.
> > Essentially, they are non-Vedic schools/systems within the Vedic fold.
> > Shankara's school is based solely on Shruti/Upanishads. The modern school
> > of Advaita also called Neo-Advaita is based on more simplistic
> > and does not rely much on any particular philosophy as such.
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