[Advaita-l] Ramana's method

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 11:32:11 CDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 5:21 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> praNAms Sri Subbu prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
> >  Thanks for the clarification, now it is clear that vedAdhikAri jignAsu
> asking this question after doing sufficient vedAdhyayana, his intention in
> asking that question is not about the mandatory requirement of the
> vedAdhyayana for the vedAdhikAri-s instead it is a question relating to
> the adhyayana of the other prakaraNa grantha-s, sUtra & sUtra  bhAshya
> AFTER vedAdhyayana or shAstrAdhyayana.  That is very clear from the below
> question of his :
> It was in the context of the question 'is it
> essential that one understands all the bhashyas and vyAkhyAna-s of the
> Upanishads and the Brahmasutras, Advaita siddhi, and other texts for
> getting moksha?'  For this question was the reply that I had quoted.

The question is very simple and plain.  It is not loaded.  You are assuming
too many things in it which are not there.

> >  Here jignAsu asking whether he has to continue to study all the
> upanishad vyAkhyAna, bhAshya (note it is not about upanishad itself),
> advaita siddhi and other prakaraNa graNtha-s to do brahma jignAsa??

There is no 'continuing to study' element in the question at all.  I was
present when the question was asked and the reply was given.


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