[Advaita-l] A question on the reading of a verse of the Bhamati

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 12:31:46 EDT 2022

A correction:

//the author cites as the top Shri Vachaspati Mishra //   may please be
read as:

 //the author cites as that of Shri Vachaspati Mishra //


On Wed, Aug 17, 2022 at 9:55 PM V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>

> Namaste
> In the Vedanta Paribhasha at the end of the very text, the author cites as
> the top Shri Vachaspati Mishra (the author of the Bhamati):
> तदुक्तमाचार्यवाचस्पतिमिश्रैः-
> "उपसनादिसंसिद्धितोषितेश्वरचोदिताः।
> अधिकारं समाप्यैते प्रविशन्ति परं पदम् ॥" इति ।
> However when we check is verse n the under the Brahma Sutra 3.3.32 we find
> a different reading:
> विद्याकर्मस्वनुष्ठानतोषितेश्वरचोदितम् ।
> अधिकारं समाप्यैते प्रतिशन्ति परं पदम् ॥
> The variation is in the first half of the verse.  Is there any other
> reading of the Bhamati/Vedanta Paribhasha where the two are identical?
> The Advaita Sharada is what is relied upon in the above citations. Popular
> printed editions too have the above varied readings alone. Any inputs
> welcome.
> regards
> subbu

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