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Tue Feb 20 06:08:09 EST 2018
Dear Friends, " Siddhantalesasangraha" is the work of Srimad appayya Dikshitendra and comprehensive survey of the interpretations & arguments formulated by post-sankara advaitins. It has four chapters. The first one deals with the nature of brahman, distinction between the isavara & Jivas, maya-avidya which leads to vedantic interpretations. The second one is authority of scriptures, perception, nature of dreams, cognitions. Liberation is elaborately discussed in the third chapter. The fourth chapters talks about Jivan-mukti, eka-jiva vada, for this subbuji sent a nice audio clip some time back, aneka-jiva-vada and finally removal of ignorance.
The commentaries for Bhagavadgita, brahma sutras, upanishads came from the lotus mouth of shri Bhagavatpada with the soul obeject matter of non-dual brahman which removes the concept of re-brith in this materialistic world for those who understand, follows & implement those.
Sureshvaracharya says in his vartika on the bhasya of Brihadarnyakopanishad that " All the different means by which people can attain the knowledge of the self should be understood to be valid and there exists infinite ways.
The nature of the Atman can only be known by sravanam, realization, reflected on & contemplated on. This can only by learnt by vidhi, apporvavidhi, niyamavidhi, parisankhyavidhi. e.g.,One should sprinkle the grains for cultivation. Rice grains can not be pounded in a mortar, where as they should be de-husked by some other means. But a person can ear the flesh of the animals without pounding. This clearly tell us that same rule or prescription will not work for all the things, there exists different options and we can not practice all those at a time.
please contribute your view cordially.
SriGuru Padaravindarpana MastuKameswara
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