[Advaita-l] Acarya Shankara is not a blind followerof theScriptures

K Kathirasan NCS kkathir at ncs.com.sg
Wed Feb 2 00:38:54 CST 2005

Namaste Jaldhar-ji

Would you apply this rule on the Vajrasuchika Upanishad also? 

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On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, K Kathirasan NCS wrote:

> To be sure, only the Samhita is revealed per se or what
> the mantra drshtas saw.

That is not the view of any classical Indian thinker.  All the four sections of the Vedas are revealed (Shruti.)  That the later parts refer to earlier parts only shows that the seeing did not take place with a flash and a bang but over a period of generations.

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