[Advaita-l] 'dvA suparNA...' A New Book in Sanskrit

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 06:30:53 CST 2015

On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 2:19 PM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>

> For two days, 15th and 16th Feb, 2015, there was a meet organized by the
> Pūrna Prajna Samshodhana Mandiram, Bangalore, bringing together scholars of
> Advaita and Dvaita to present their stand on the famous 'dvā suparṇa'
> mantra occurring in the Mundakopanishat.

There was a presentation by the renowned scholar of Vishishtadvaita, Vidwan
Sri Devanathan, too.


> The meet was a follow up of the publication announced by me in the mail
> below, in 2014.
> There was a lively discussion among scholars who presented specific papers
> on various aspects of the main theme.  The Mandiram has promised to bring
> out a book containing the various papers presented during the two-day
> event.
> regards
> subrahmanian.v
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 11:45 AM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> A new book, published for the first time, by the Purnaprajna Samshodhana
>> Mandiram, Bangalore, discusses the purport of the mantra 'dvA suparNA..'
>> occurring in the MundakopaniShat.  The author concludes that the mantra
>> does not teach the difference between jiva and Ishwara (Brahman).
>> The book, authored by Sri BAlabrahmAnanda sUri, is thoroughly examined
>> and edited by the eminent scholar Dr.Mani Dravid SastriNaH.  The book also
>> contains an appendix titled 'kAyashodhaH', a critical examination of the
>> human body, in poetry form, a work of great value to spiritual aspirants.
>> In the following link I have uploaded a few pages from the book
>> containing:
>> 1.  The benedictory message from the Pejawar Seer Sri Vishwesha Tirtha
>> Swamiji in Sanskrit
>> 2. The Director's Note from Dr.A.V.Nagasampige, PPSM, Bangalore
>> 3. The Editorial note from Dr.Mani Dravid SastrigaL, in Sanskrit
>> 4. The 'contents' page of the book, in Sanskrit.
>> The book, of about 100 pages in very good print and get up is priced at
>> Rs.100 per copy and can be obtained from the PPSM whose contact details are
>> provided in the above upload.
>> http://www.mediafire.com/download/atnst81d1zxn2s0/dvasuparna.zip
>> <http://www.mediafire.com/download/atnst81d1zxn2s0/dvasuparna.zip>
>> subrahmanian.v

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