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Sun Dec 11 11:48:51 CST 2011
My guess: Lord Rama doubted His true nature as Vishnu. This doubt was
destroyed through the instruction "You are Vishnu not a mortal
On 11/12/2011, sriram <srirudra at vsnl.com> wrote:
> This word Chinnasamsayah-629-as per Sri Velukudi Krishnan Swamigal -is
> translated as He who rents asunder the doubts - in the minds of
> devotees -llike whether it is possible or not possible to knowHim or whether
> He is difficult to approach or easy to get.So thisway your query can be
> answered satisfactorily.Sri Velukudi follows Parasara Bhattar`s Bhagavad
> Guna Dharpanam for the meanings of the thousand names of Sri
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> Subject: [Advaita-l] 'chhinnasamshayaH'
>> In the srIviShNusahasranAma there is the name (623) 'chhinnasamshayaH'.
>> The meaning is: The one for whom all doubts have rent asunder. The
>> commentary by Shankaracharya is: For the One to whom everything is
>> realized there is no doubt of any kind at all.
>> The same word appears in the Bhagavadgita 18.10 where the advanced
>> is described as the one whose avidya-born doubt is no longer there and he
>> is of the firm conviction that remaining established in the Self is the
>> highest means for liberation and no other means can take one to the
>> The word 'chhinna' suggests that something has remained before and has
>> destroyed/cut subsequently. While in the case of the aspirant it is quite
>> justified to use the word where there is avidya to occasion doubt there
>> comes a state when owing to vidya the doubt/s are destroyed. However in
>> the case of the Lord how is this word justified where there is no prior
>> avidya to cause doubt/s and getting destroyed later?
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