[Advaita-l] Shabda-ajanya-vritti-vishayatva of tuchch
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 13:12:12 EST 2021
On Sun, Dec 26, 2021 at 10:54 PM Sudhanshu Shekhar via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> That is accepted by Advaita Siddhi also. It accepts tuchcha to have
> Confusion is how can it be anumAna-janya-vritti-vishaya when it has been
> held as NOT shabda-ajanya-vritti-vishaya.
> On Sun, 26 Dec 2021, 21:54 H S Chandramouli, <hschandramouli at gmail.com>
> > Namaste Sudhanshu Ji,
> > I am not sure if the following addresses the question you have raised.
> > the same I am just presenting a possibility.
> > In his commentary on Sidhanta Bindu, Sri Abhyankara points out that
> > according to Bauddha (बौद्ध) view, substances are of four sorts, namely
> > pAramArthika,vyAvahArika, prAtibhAsika (imaginary with a substratum) and
> > Bauddha (बौद्ध) (imaginary without a substratum). The fourth category is
> > made up of purely fantastic substances such as the horn of a hare which
> > a total impossibility and is not a product of anything but is merely a
> > fantasy.
> He further says that it is stated in
> > लघुशब्देन्दुशेखर-अर्थवत्सूत्र (laghushabdendushekhara-arthavatsUtra)
> > that according to बौद्धदर्शन (bauddhadarshana) the words शशशृङ्ग
> > (shashashRRi~Nga) खपुष्प (khapuShpa) and others of that class have an
> > inherent power to give rise to ideas of the horn of a hare, sky-flower
Does this correspond to the Yoga Sutra 1.9 'शब्दज्ञानानुपाती वस्तुशून्यो
विकल्पः', which is admitted in Advaita too?
> > and that in view of the experiences of dreams it is necessary to assume
> > such a fourth category of substances.
> > (The above is taken from the commentary on Sidhanta Bindu by Sri P C
> > Divanji)
> > Perhaps the tIka is responding to such a proposition.
> > Regards
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