Renunciation with Self-enquiry (was Re: Advaita ...)

Sankaran Kartik Jayanarayanan kartik at ECE.UTEXAS.EDU
Wed Apr 5 21:38:57 CDT 2000

On Wed, 5 Apr 2000 Vaidya_Sundaram at I2.COM wrote:

> My apologies. I seem to have made a mistake.
> I am told that when Apastamba says renounce the Vedas if you are a
> sanyasin, apparently he meant that part of the vedas where he is told that
> he is has a duty to marry and have children etc. That is what must be
> renounced.

But what about "satya-anR^ite parityajya," the renunciation of "truth and
untruth"? Can one renounce both truth and untruth and yet hold onto the

Apastamba is authoritative enough for Shankara to quote the Apastamba
dharma suutra in his upanishhad bhaashhyas.

> Thanks also to Rama for pointing it out.
> bhava shankara desikame sharaNam.
> Vaidya.



bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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