[Advaita-l] Do 'Tamasa' Puranas enjoin practice of Adharma?

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sat May 6 05:42:16 EDT 2023

On Sat, May 6, 2023 at 2:12 PM Kaushik Chevendra <chevendrakaushik at gmail.com>

> Namaste sir.
> The Vaishnavas(madhwas) hold these puranas to be tamasic not because they
> make one commit sins. Rather they spread wrong knowledge according to them.
> Any scriptures talking about equating Vishnu with other deities is hari
> dvesha and sends one to andhan tamas. Because these puranas hold Shiva,
> Devi etc as superior or equal to vishnu they are proclaimed as tamasa
> puranas.

So, they have their own definition of what is right and wrong knowledge
irrespective of what the Veda and Upanishads teach.


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