Importance of Puranas in the Advaita tradition

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Wed Apr 19 22:14:06 CDT 2000

On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, Ashish Chandra wrote:

> Balarama, as well as Lakshamana, are considered avataars of Shesh Naag, are
> they not?

Not by us I don't think.

> >Sanjay said to Dhrtarashtra which in turn is recited by Lomaharshana
> to ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ >Janamajeya (the descendant of Arjuna.)
> I thought it was Vaishampayana. Are the two the same?

No you are right. Lomaharshana (or Romaharshana, literally 'he whose hair
stands up on end') was the son of Suta and also a narrator of the Puranas.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

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