[Advaita-l] Question to post on the Advaita List

jaldhar at braincells.com jaldhar at braincells.com
Sun Oct 24 02:26:35 EDT 2021

On Sat, 23 Oct 2021, Anna Jacobs via Advaita-l wrote:

> Hello,
> I am looking for the source of the following:
> “Shishya pragyaivya bodhasya karanam Guruvakyatah.”
> My transliteration might have mistakes. I believe this is from one of 
> the Upanishads. Would it be possible to post this question to the list?

You just did :-)  This shloka if I recall correctly is mentioned in the 
Jivanamuktiviveka of Madhavacharya (purvashrama name of Swami Vidyaranya) 
it is a quotation from the Yoga Vasishtha.  (Or possibly the abridgement 
Laghu Yoga Vasistha as Subramanyamji suggests.)

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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