[Advaita-l] Two Advaitic verses with a profound combined purport
agnimile at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 14:56:18 EDT 2019
To put it even more simply - He is talking of svarUpasya niShedha: and you
are talking of svarUpeNa niShedha:. They are different. The former is
referring to the negation of svarUpa, the latter is referring to the
negation as svarUpa (ie total negation).
On Fri, 5 Apr 2019, 00:11 Venkatraghavan S, <agnimile at gmail.com> wrote:
> The two sentences on avadhi got added to the wrong paragraph. Read as
> What you have quoted is not relevant to what Bhaskar ji is saying. He is
> saying that the world's svarUpa as Brahman is never negated, whereas you
> are quoting a passage from the Advaita Siddhi which is saying that the
> nature of negation of the world is absolute.
> There is a difference between the two. When the shell silver is absolutely
> denied, it does not mean that the substance that is the basis for the shell
> silver - the shell - is denied. It means that the existence of the shell
> silver is totally denied. The avadhi, what remains, after the pAramArthika
> niShedha of shukti rajata is the shukti.
> Similarly when the world's existence is totally denied, it does not mean
> that the substance that is the basis for the world - Brahman - is denied.
> The avadhi, what remains, after the pAramArthika niShedha of jagat is
> Thus Bhaskar ji's concern for the svarUpa of the world as Brahman is well
> preserved even after the pAramArthika niShedha mentioned in the Advaita
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