[Advaita-l] Shankara authenticates Shiva as the son of Brahma

D Gayatri dgayatrinov10 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 10:41:45 CDT 2016

Namaste Sir

You are welcome to take up your "kutarka" charge with the translators (
hopefully, they are alive, hale and healthy, by God's grace). I can only
assure you that I had no part to play in these translations. I have nothing
further to add.


On Monday, 15 August 2016, Venkatesh Murthy via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> Namaste
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 8:26 PM, D Gayatri <dgayatrinov10 at gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > Namaste
> >
> > Well known translations of Shankara bhAshyas are available by Swami
> > Gambhirananda and Swami Madhavananda. You can consult them to know if
> any of
> > these instances is really referring to Shiva.
> No need to consult translations which may be inaccurate. It is alright
> to take Siva with general meaning √Āuspicious' but we have to take
> Vishnu and Narayana also with general meanings only. Or if you take
> Vishnu and Narayana as particular God you have to take Siva also as a
> particular God. You cannot take Siva as general meaning and Vishnu as
> a particular God. It is Kutarka or bad logic.

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