Dvaita Vs. Advaita

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Tue Jul 11 06:23:44 CDT 2000

On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, N.S.M.Ramkumar wrote:

> Namaskaram!
> It seems to me that, being a Dvatin is a safer course than to be Advaitin.
> For if Dvaita is the ultimate reality and we happen to believe in Advaita,
> then we will be subjected to "Eesha kopa"(Lords wrath). If Advaita is the
> ultimate reality and and we believe in Dvaita, there is no question of
> "Eesha Kopa" as there is no Eeshwara as such, other than himself.
> I request knowledgable members of the list, to let me know, whether
> following Dvaita is indded a risk-free course.

If Advaita is true on the other hand, not practising it will leave you
eternally trapped in samsara which is characterized by three types of
suffering--adhibhautika, adhidaivika, and adhyatmic. Potentially a lot
worse don't you think?

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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