[Advaita-l] Two Advaitic verses with a profound combined purport
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Thu Apr 4 14:37:26 EDT 2019
On Thu, 4 Apr 2019, 08:32 Srinath Vedagarbha via Advaita-l, <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Pranam Bhaskara-ji
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 3:42 AM Bhaskar YR via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> IMHO, jagat in its
> > svarUpa never ever been negated as it is pariNAmi nitya and trishu
> > one with brahman.
> Madhusudhana Sarswati will not agree with you.
> In AS, his recourse to objection from Dvaitin is to accept "svarUpENaiva
> niShEdha" of this prapancha.
> He takes this route to avoid the anyOnyAshrya raised in Nym. wide ;
> nApi dwitIyaH : - abhAdhyatvarUpa pAramArthikatvasya bhAdhyatvarupa
> mithyAtvaniruNyatvEna, anyOnyAShrayat | pAramArthikatva-syApi
> svarUpeNa niSEdhE, prathamapaxOkthadOshapthi: athaH: tasyApi
> pAramArthikatvAkAreNa niShEdhaE anavastA iti chEt –
> myvam – svarUpENaiva trikAlikaniShEdhasya, prapanchE sukthi rUpyAdau cha
> angikArAth |
> But, this acceptance of negation by svarUpa of this world, will render the
> world to null and reduced to utter non-existence (asat)
What you have quoted is not relevant to what Bhaskar ji is saying. He is
saying that the world's svarUpa as Brahman is never negated, whereas you
are quoting a passage from the Advaita Siddhi which is saying that the
nature of negation of the world is absolute.
There is a difference between the two. When the shell silver is absolutely
denied, it does not mean that the substance that is the basis for the shell
silver - the shell - is denied. It means that the existence of the shell
silver is totally denied. The avadhi, what remains, after the pAramArthika
niShedha of jagat is Brahman.
Similarly when the world's existence is totally denied, it does not mean
that the substance that is the basis for the world - Brahman - is denied. The
avadhi, what remains, after the pAramArthika niShedha of shukti rajata is
Thus Bhaskar ji's concern for the svarUpa of the world as Brahman is well
preserved even after the pAramArthika niShedha mentioned in the Advaita
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