[Advaita-l] Something Shankara alone can dare to say....
bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com
Tue Jun 26 08:09:32 EDT 2018
This is something Shankara alone will dare to say which is blasphemy for others. They can't tolerate the idea of the bodies of Bhagavan (aka
avatara-s) originating and disappearing. A neo-Vaishnava will never be able to stomach this 'outrageous' observation of Shankara.
praNAms Sri Subbu prabhuji
The vaishNava saMpradAya look at it from another perspective, yes, they do agree devOttama hari does change his costumes whenever he wants and whenever there is demand ( yadAyadAhi dharmasya glAnir bhavati) but it would be under his control and he knows / remembers those costumes and capable as well to wear those costumes multiple times. It (avatAra) is his wish....but jeeva /s do not have this power, the costumes and stage of performance will be decided by this super power..and this karmAdhyaksha bestow the karma phala to these jeeva-s. Hence jeeva and jagat will be under his control and he himself is ever free to wear anything anytime, me may wear lion head sometimes, become fish, pig, tortoise some times, become smart king maker sometime and become epitome of dharma as well sometime..It does not mean devottama is subject to decay and death and it is just like removing the costumes when the purpose is served and wearing it again when needed :-)
And more importantly a vaishNava holds this point and tries to defeat the theory of eka Chaitanya vAda, see there is bhagavAn word that there is the difference between jeeva Ishwara from the time immemorial and there is different Chaitanya-s changing their upAdhi-s without remembering it and there is one parama Chaitanya which is controlling all this :-) You know, we cannot mess with these dvaitins they are formidable pUrva paxis whenever we are trying to push anything under the tag of 'advaita' when krishna talking about the 'bheda' :-)
Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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