[Advaita-l] arthApatti : is it a strong pramANa or a weak pramANa ?

Durga Prasad Janaswamy janaswami at gmail.com
Sat May 28 15:49:15 CDT 2016

Hari Om,
Pranams Swamiji.
Thank you for the information.
-- durga prasad

On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 10:18 AM, श्रीमल्ललितालालितः <
lalitaalaalitah at lalitaalaalitah.com> wrote:

> अन्यथानुपपत्तिश्चेत् अस्ति वस्तुप्रसाधिका ।
> पिनष्ट्यदृष्टिवैमत्यं सैव सर्वबलाधिका ।।
> anyathAnupapatti is strongest and hence doesn't expect example/similar
> thing to generate conclusion.
> At places, it is stronger than pratyaxa and can help us decide it's
> invalidity. As in case of experience - 'I'm ignorant'. Since ego is
> superimposed, so it can't be Ashraya of aGYAnam. And hence that experience
> is illusion.
> The rule is - that which is tested strictly, is stronger.
> pratyaxa or any other vRRtti is not accepted intrinsically stronger by us.

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