[Advaita-l] Scholarly Article on Why Vedas are Valid
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Wed Oct 19 08:49:31 CDT 2011
On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 19:01, Rajaram Venkataramani
<rajaramvenk at gmail.com>wrote:
> Now, you mentioned that we will re-interpret the sastras in the light
> of new data.
Not like this.
veda-s are pramANa for dharma and brahma only.
Because they are pramANa-s, they can't conflict any other pramANa.
But, if you insist that they propound other things too...
then as long as they don't conflict they are treated as valid and not
> How is this a genuine intellectual approach?
Show me bias to prove it malicious.
I already said that I don't discover any rule for my comfort. I get data and
deduce them. I don't create data.
So, from such reading I know that we treat a pramANa valid till it is not
negated. So, where is error in my approach.
> knowledge conveyed by Vedas yesterday cannot be different from the
> knowledge conveyed today or tomorrow.
> It is like Christians saying
> that Bible talks evolution (intelligent design) only and we
> interpreted incorrectly all along.
Not so is the case of veda-s. You can understand now.
We never said that any conflict is possible.
You know now.
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