[Advaita-l] apauruSheya ?

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Wed Jan 18 22:19:36 CST 2006

On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Dr. Yadu Moharir wrote:

>    The reason why I had posed the question because we hear the 
> statements that we have no right to interpret Veda because they are 
> apauruSheya.

Yes, the Mimamsaka (and hence the Vedantin) insists you look at the words
and not try and second-guess based on "evolving knowledge" or anything 
like that.

>  I think this position of aacharya may be out of his personal 
> realization that knowledge is always evolving.

The word go means cow.  If you have seen 1000 cows, is your knowledge of 
"cow" more "evolved" than someone who has seen 1 cow?

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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