[Advaita-l] Need some help
H S Chandramouli
hschandramouli at gmail.com
Fri May 25 05:25:56 EDT 2018
> We can now refer to other works of Sri Bhagavatpada.
>> Reg << In fact, Sankara advises against lakshana in US18.184 >>,
>> I presume the verse number refers to the book by Swami Jagadananda. But
>> there is no reference to lakshana in that verse. Please clarify. On the
>> otherhand, please refer to verse 96 and verses 181-183 therein which
>> conclusively establish application of bhaga tyaaga lakshana through
>> anvaya-vyatirEka in understanding sentences like तत्वमसि (tatvamasi).
>> Verses 46-48 of vAkyavritti explicitly mention bhaga tyaaga lakshana.
>> Verses 243-251 of Vivekachudamani deal with understanding of the
>> mahAvAkya “tatvamasi”. Verse 249 in particular has a very elaborate Bhashya
>> by Sringeri Jagadguru HH Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswaminah which in
>> turn draws upon Sri Bhagavatpada’s elaboration of lakshana in his work
>> SvAtmanirUpaNam. Bhaga tyaaga lakshana is explained in great detail. It
>> is well worth studying this Bhashya. As it is too extensive I have
>> refrained from copying the same here. Those interested may please refer to
>> the book itself.
>> I have covered only some of the works of Sri Bhagavatpada.
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