[Advaita-l] Bhagawat Gita an obscure text?

Swami Sarvabhutananda swami.sarvabhutananda at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 00:58:44 CST 2012

*Gossip and unproductive pursuit takes away one from the main focus.*

On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 9:53 AM, Sanjay Srivastava <sksrivastava68 at gmail.com
> wrote:

>  Vivekananda says, "some infer that Shankaracharya was the author of the
> > Gita, and
> > that it was he who foisted it into the body of the Mahabharata." And
> > he goes on to mention that, "In ancient times there was very little
> > tendency in our country to find out truths by historical research."
> I have not heard from anywhere else if Swami Vivekananda indeed held such
> views.
> Anyway, had Gita been written by Sri Shankaracharya, he could have given it
> unequivocal advaita flavour to rule out any possibility of dvaita or
> vishistadvaita interpretation. The fact that later commentators were able
> to give valid and plausible dvaita and vishistadvaita interpretation to
> Gita should set at rest any speculation about its origin.
> PraNAm
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