Advaita and Christianity

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian ramakris at EROLS.COM
Mon Apr 3 21:24:19 CDT 2000

<Vaidya_Sundaram at I2.COM> wrote:

> about?  To me "study" by itself has no meaning unless you say "a
study of
> something" + "with some thing". With vedanta, the "study of vedanta"
is the
> study of vedanta *with vedanta* !! If not, what do you study vedanta
> "with"? If then it is said that the study is "with vedanta" - then
what is
> the study "of" ? If the "of" means Brahman, how did you know what to
> if the vedanta did not tell you about it (brahman)? How do you read
> bigger (or deeper) meaning into a work as grand and as big as the
> themselves with out taking its words (i.e. vedanta which is also
part of
> the vedas) literally? Hence, to me atleast, this "philosophy of the
> philosophy" argument is going nowhere.

[much excellent stuff deleted]

Thanks Vaidya, for the excellent mail. I couldn't have put it with as
much clarity.


bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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