[Advaita-l] Eternal Loka

Rajaram Venkataramani rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Mon Aug 19 04:22:08 CDT 2013

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 9:47 AM, Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>wrote:

> On Sat, 17 Aug 2013, Rajaram Venkataramani wrote:
>  RV: The person I call Vasudeva is the Parameshwara. I may worship in a few
>> forms that I like most. You can use a different word that is less silly
>> but
>> mainstream *contemporary* advaita does not admit of having Krishna Bhakti
>> as the supreme goal,
> I should hope not.
> RV: You would. Wont you? Please read
> http://www.kamakoti.org/kamakoti/articles/Preceptors%20of%20Advaita%20-%2041.htmlThe article starts with "How can an ardent follower of
> *Sankaracharya* who believed and proclaimed that there is only one
> ultimate reality, that is, the nirguna *Brahman*, which is devoid of any
> attribute, be also an ardent devotee of *Sri* *Krishna*?"  There are some
> mistakes in the article but they also talk about Madhusudana synthesing (in
> case you didnt like reconciliation) bhakti and jnana margas by Madhusudana.

> Madhusudana and Sridhara established that Bhagavad
>> Bhakti as Supreme.
> Speaking of Swami Madhusudan Saraswati, you know that Krishna bhakta wrote
> a tika on Shivamahimnastotra right?  Please read his comments on shloka 7.
> (trayI sAMkhyAM yogaH pashupatimataM vaiShnavamiti.)
> RV: I plan to study this work in depth but if you can post your study of
> this work, I will be indebted.  know that he was also a devotee of Siva.
> Sridhara Swami was also a devotee of Siva and Vishnu. Sankara was also. So,
> am I. I am a sadhana bhakta and they are either sadhya bhaktas or svayam
> bhagavan.
> --
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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