Antiquity of Advaita Vedanta

Vishal Agarwal vishalagarwal at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 25 17:55:26 CDT 2000

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From: Vidyasankar Sundaresan <vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM>
Very interesting. The upanishads use the analogy of the chariot too

VA: Actually, the word 'Ratha' is used for the Human body as early as
Atharvaveda (Paippalada) 8.9.7
Incidently, the Sukta 8.9 is called 'Brahmasukta' and its 10th mantra has
the words 'Brahma dasa Brahma dasha...." which are quoted by Bhagvatpada
under Brahmasutra "Amsho nana vyapadeshat.." (I think the address is

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