Philosophical debates and hoaxes

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Fri Jul 6 10:41:25 CDT 2001

On Tue, 26 Jun 2001 vpcnk at HOTMAIL.COM wrote:

> > Thus, the simple translation should be, "this is not contradicted by
> > them."
> True the verse simply means non-duality is not contradicted by them.
> But can you explain why Gaudapaada says so? Why is it that the
> theories of the dualists do not contradict non-dualism?

He has just described several dualist theories.  He notes they all
contradict each other.  But they cannot contradict non-dualism.  So in
the philosophical race Advaita Vedanta wins by default.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

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