[Advaita-l] Vaadiraaja Teertha's Yuktimallika - Advaita Criticism - Slokas 1-511 to 1-524

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Mon Jun 26 21:28:12 EDT 2017

Namaste Vidyasankarji,

On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 1:10 AM, Vidyasankar Sundaresan via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> To bring this discussion to a contemporary relevance, do read up on "false
> memory syndrome" and how it is often a result of the so-called "recovered
> memory therapy." Although our philosophical texts all more or less agree
> that smRti can only be of things that have been actually experienced in the
> past, there is mounting evidence that not only can the human recovery of a
> past event be faulty in its process, but that a past event need not have
> even taken place and yet people sometimes "recollect" a memory of
> something.

​Wouldn't orthodox philosophies streamline such false memories as arising
from a recollection of some earlier life event mixed with current, just
like mixing an experienced event in this very life with another?

Kind rgds,
--Praveen R. Bhat
/* येनेदं सर्वं विजानाति, तं केन विजानीयात्। Through what should one know
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