[Advaita-l] Did Vyaasa mean Athaato Vishnu Jijnaasaa or Shiva Jijnaasaa?
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Sat Jul 23 02:21:50 CDT 2016
2016-07-22 23:50 GMT+05:30 Srinath Vedagarbha <svedagarbha at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 2:48 AM, Venkatesh Murthy via Advaita-l
> <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>> अथवा न विद्यते राः धनं यस्य स अराः निर्धन इति यावत् । स निर्धनो न
>> भवतीति नाराः धनाधिपः कुबेर इत्यर्थः । तं सख्येन अणयति संलपतीति नारायण
>> इति व्युत्पत्तिमाश्रित्य शिव एव गृह्यते ।
>> Raa is wealth and Araa is poor person. Naaraa is not poor person. This
>> means he is Lord of Wealth Kubera. He is talking Anayati to Kubera as
>> a friend. Therefore He is Narayana. He is Siva only. This is the
> Narayana is Vishnu only -- do not forget direct shruti pramAna --
> nArayanAya vidmahey vAsudEvAya dhimaI tanno *vishNu* prachOdayAt
> Now, who is arguing on kutarka and who is arguing on shruti pramANa?
Many Gaytri Mantras are there. We cannot take all of them as original
Sruti. Some were added later. I heard Durga Gayatri coming after Durga
Sukta is not there in the original.
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