A few questions

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Sun Jan 12 12:41:42 CST 1997

On Sun, 12 Jan 1997, Swami Vishvarupananda wrote:

> Just a little correction in the beginning. You can't say, Advaita and
> Kashmir Shaivism. Kashmir Shaivism is as much Advaita as Advaita Vedanta
> and so are several other schools of thought.

Well this list is dedicated to Advaita Vedanta and that's what I meant.
Whether the Kashmir Shaivism is as Advaita as Advaita Vedanta remains to
be seen.

> Advaita Vedanta is based on the Tantras? This is very interesting. I was
> always the opinion the Tantras are mostly criticized by Vedantins.

Sorry I goofed there.  What I meant to write is Vedanta is based on the
Vedas whereas Kashmir Shaivism is based on the Agamas (which inclyde the

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