[Advaita-l] The place of God in Adwaita Vedanta

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 10:17:49 CDT 2010

Hari OM, Srikanta ji,

It is not incorrect because earlier Sankhya had no concept of Ishvara
and the same goes for Mimamsa. The later addition to Sankhya is an
influence of Yoga, where Ishvara praNidhAna is not a limb/ anga of
aShTAnga yoga but one_of_the_ways to attain samAdhi. In any case, I
didn't say no orthodox systems talk of God, but 'not all' talk of God.
Orthodoxy has to do with belief in the Vedas, not the concept of

--Praveen R. Bhat
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On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 8:21 PM, srikanta <srikanta at nie.ac.in> wrote:
> Factually, not even all the six systems of orthodox Indian
> philosophies talk of God, let alone Buddhism or Jainism.
> This is incorrect.Infact Sankya,Nyaya,vedanta,Yoga speaks of God.Sankya
> which was founded by Kapila,places Narayana as the God,so
> also,Vedanta.Pathanjali, the founder of Yoga system has Ishwara Pranidana
> as one of the limbs of Ashtangayoga.Nyaya...

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