[Advaita-l] Shruti prAmANya and jnAna
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Tue Oct 4 23:41:43 CDT 2016
In addition to what Praveenji said, where pramANa leads to a conclusion
which is apparently contradictory to what one gets from other pramANas,
one necessarily has to adopt yukti to determine which is correct.
This does not make the pramANa paratah - only determine which pramANa has
been applied incorrectly.
On 5 Oct 2016 4:26 a.m., "Praveen R. Bhat via Advaita-l" <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Namaste Srinathji,
> On 5 Oct 2016 1:47 am, "Srinath Vedagarbha via Advaita-l" <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 8:46 AM, श्रीमल्ललितालालितः via Advaita-l <
> > advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Another thing to consider, there are two types of prAmANya, tested and
> > > otherwise.
> > > Tested one needs all what I said. Untested is svataH and is saved by
> > > apauruSheyatva.
> > >
> > >
> > There are no such thing as two types of prAmANya. It is either prAmANya
> > aprAmANya.
> If a person has jaundice and sees the world yellow, does his sight have
> pramANya or does it have aprAmANya? And how will you land there without
> Moreover, advaitins reach advaita by tAtparyanirNaya, which is testing of
> prAmANya. Else it would be blind faith which takes all contradictory
> statements of shruti as-is and then one is likely to lose even that faith.
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