[Advaita-l] Shankara and DrishTi-SrishTi vAda - eka jeeva vaada
agnimile at gmail.com
Thu May 12 23:08:31 CDT 2016
There may be several vAdas that are together grouped under drishti srishti.
My statement was referring to the version of drishti srishti vAda that was
popularlised by PrakAshAnanda. My understanding is that this does indeed
imply eka jIva vAda. If that itself is not true, I'm open to being
On 13 May 2016 1:28 a.m., "श्रीमल्ललितालालितः" <
lalitaalaalitah at lalitaalaalitah.com> wrote:
> Yes, I know about those statements.
> But, they are not correct if they are trying to limit dRRiShTisRRiShTi to
> ekajIvavAda, is my understanding.
> These conclusions were reached when I was commenting on non-acceptance of
> sattA-traya in bhAmatI's view.
> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 8:48 PM, Venkatraghavan S <agnimile at gmail.com>
>> Namaste Swamiji,
>> I was basing the statement on-
>> 1) Madhusudana Sarasvati' comment in Siddhanta Bindu:
>> "mukhyo vedAnta siddhAnta ekajIvavAdAkhya: | imameva
>> 2) VAsudeva Brahmendra Sarasvati's comment to the Sanskrit anuvAda of
>> VichAra SAgara:
>> "asmin drishti srishti vAde....svAvidyaya jIvabhAvamApannasya brahmaNa
>> ekatvAdeka eva jIvo$Ngikriyate"
>> Your comments on VAchaspati Mishra's view of jIvAshrita avidyA leading to
>> drishti srishti, are very interesting. I hadn't considered that - maybe the
>> usage of "does imply" in the sentence you are referring to needs to be
>> On 12 May 2016 2:37 p.m., "श्रीमल्ललितालालितः" <
>> lalitaalaalitah at lalitaalaalitah.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 5:06 PM, Venkatraghavan S via Advaita-l <
>>> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>>>> I believe DSV
>>>> does imply eka jIva vAda.
>>> This belief has loose foundation.
>>> vAchaspati-mishra is accepted as nAnA-jIva-vAdI, but as in his view the
>>> aGYAnam is jIvAshritam, so the creation is also of jIva. Hence, his view is
>>> considered as dRRiShTi-sRRiShTi.
>>> Some essays are available.
>>> One scholar, who is part of BVP, is also working on this subject.
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