[Advaita-l] Shankara authenticates Shiva

Sujal Upadhyay sujal.u at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 05:29:31 CDT 2016


In my opinion, when any form of Īshvara is praised as creator, preserver
and destroyer, then this is the glory of Nirguṇa Brahman only.


On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 3:58 PM, Sujal Upadhyay <sujal.u at gmail.com> wrote:

> Pranams,
> w.r.t Br. Up. 1.4.11, what I feel is that since the name Ishana also
> appears along with rudra, hence to distinguish from 8 rudra-s - Rudra,
> Sarva, Pashupati, Ugra, Asani, Bhava, Mahadeva and Isana as mentioned in
> Satpatha Brahmana, our āchārya must have specified it as pashupati-rudra.
> He could also mention the name umāpati, etc.

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