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

H S Chandramouli hschandramouli at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 03:46:05 EDT 2022


The question was not clear to me. However I just want to point out that all
texts of VP that I have come across, namely edited by Swami Madhavananda,
Prof Suryanarayana Shastri, Sri Anantakrishna Shastri  have the same version

<<  विद्याकर्मस्वनुष्ठानतोषितेश्वरचोदितम् ।
अधिकारं समाप्यैते प्रतिशन्ति परं पदम् ॥  >>.


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On Wed, Aug 17, 2022 at 9:55 PM V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> 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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