[Advaita-l] Reflections on Avidya - a mananam dialog

Vikram Jagannathan vikkyjagan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 23:40:02 EST 2024

Namaskaram respected members,

Wishing you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2024!

I have taken the opportunity to compile my current understanding of Advaita
Vedanta philosophy, as taught by Swami Sankaracharya Bhagavatpada and our
acharya parampara. This exercise is purely a personal mananam sadhana to
tame my intellectual curiosities and establish Advaita on a firmer


The above post covers a few salient points on avidya, in the form of a
dialogue between a Purvapakshin and the Siddhantin. This is not an
exhaustive discussion, but attempts to establish the tenability of Advaita
philosophy. The intent is not to engage in the bhava-rupa or abhava aspect
of avidya.

I sincerely solicit critical guidance from the learned members of this


with humble prostrations,

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