[Advaita-l] Advaita and other philosophies

Ajit Krishnan ajit at mudgala.com
Wed Apr 21 09:07:04 CDT 2004

> > True but on the other hand if we didn't have faith
> > that the Acharyas had the right answer then why
> > would we care what they taught?
> How can you have faith in any AchArya before you
> examine his answers and find out for yourself if the
> answers are right?! Following the AchArya blindly is
> utter foolishness, and is nowhere advocated for.

Simple. I didn't see anyone claim that faith is blind.

guru vedaanta vaakyaadiShu vishvaasaH iti shraddaaH ..

Faith is of an optimistic trusting nature. It means trusting the words of
the acharya to contain pure nectar until the student tastes it for himself.


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