[Advaita-l] Question about Sri Vidyaranya's JMV & jnani matra

Praveen R. Bhat bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 12:54:35 EDT 2019

Namaste Anandji,

Its always a pleasure to read your mails. Thanks for these. May I ask a
couple of questions in a tangent to the thread subject?

On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 6:45 PM Anand Hudli via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> In this
> case, the destruction of threads that make the cloth is the cause of the
> destruction of the cloth.
Isn't the immediate cause of destruction of the cloth the viyoga between
threads or is that destruction of threads itself?!

> He cites a vArtika, "tasmAt phalapravRttasya yAgAdeH
> shaktimAtrakam| utpattAvapi pashvAderapUrvaM na tataH pRthak||", where even
> after the destruction (end) of a yAga, it persists in its
> sUkShma-avasthArUpa as apUrvawhich is accepted as carrying out the
> accomplishment of the results of the yAga.
Do we accept apUrva as defined by Purvamimamsakas? What is its locus then?

Kind rgds,
--Praveen R. Bhat
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