[Advaita-l] Anandagiri composes saguna-nirguna specific verse

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 22:39:05 EDT 2018

I forgot to add that Anandagiri has himself mentioned about this work
'Tattvaloka' by naming it as his work in more than one place in the gloss
to the prasthana traya bhashya.

On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 8:01 AM, V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>

> Anandagiri composes  saguna-nirguna specific verse
> Anandagiri, the famous  ancient Advaita Acharya of the 13 CE who has
> composed gloss, Teekaa, on the prasthana traya bhashya-s of Shankaracharya,
> the Vartika of Sureshvaracharya, has authored several independent works
> too. One such is Vedanta Tattvaloka, a short work where he deals with a
> number of Vedantic topics. There, after refuting the doctrine of the
> Naiyayika who admits of an Ishwara merely based on anumana, Anandagiri
> composes a verse in benediction. This is just one of the several verses he
> composes in the body of the book which is predominantly prose.
> The Vedanta Tattvaloka was published by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in
> 1969.
> p.44 of pdf:
> भजामि शम्भुं भवभीविदारणं जगत्प्रसूतिस्थितिनाशकारणम् |
> विधूतभेदं निरवद्यमाद्यं परं पदं वेदशिरस्सु वेद्यम् || 12 ||
> [I venerate Shambhu, the destroyer of the fear of samsara, the cause of
> the creation, sustenance and lapsing of the world, free of differences,
> devoid of any defects, the First, the Supreme Reality, that can be known
> from the Upanishads.]

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