[Advaita-l] Bhaagavata khandanam
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Sun Dec 29 12:58:26 EST 2019
Thanks Gopal ji, for the attached page.
On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 8:05 PM Gopal <gopal.gopinath at gmail.com> wrote:
> Namaste, Subbuji
> > Could the Bhagavata Tatparya Nirnaya be termed a 'commentary' on the
> text? Is BTN a work of verses composed by Madhva or is it a verse-by-verse
> commentary like Sridhara Swamin has done?
> I do not want to misspeak as I have not read the work in full; just
> familiar with some slokas for their meanings and only when they were cited
> in talks. But I am appending a page (page 37), vol 1, introduction of the 5
> volume work by Late KT Pandurangi's work on this text. Please see it
> attached where he describes about this work. That appears to answer your
> Any further details on that, I would be also interested to know: Prov. V.
> Pandurangi could be of help in this regard and I believe he writes on this
> email list also.
> Similar to your note on Sridhara Swamin's invocation, there is another
> verse that "shivasya hrudayam vishnO: vishnOscha hrudayam shiva:"... this
> sloka has more lines that echo the ekata of the two divinities.
> On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 12:54 AM V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
>> On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 10:32 AM Gopal via Advaita-l <
>> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>>> Namaste. Thanks for your reply.
>>> In another mail, you had made a remark about srithara swamin and his
>>> timing. It is believed he lived after Sri madhwachwrya of dwaita
>>> who peaked between 1250s to 1310s. M had written bhagavata tatparya
>>> nirnaya. So SS was not the earliest commentator, as you were asking
>>> This is just a food for ur thought.
>> Could the Bhagavata Tatparya Nirnaya be termed a 'commentary' on the
>> text? Is BTN a work of verses composed by Madhva or is it a verse-by-verse
>> commentary like Sridhara Swamin has done?
>> I just wanted to add, in continuation of the observation of Swami
>> Tapasyananda, this invocation of Sridhara Swamin to his commentary:
>> माधवोमाधवावीशौ सर्वसिद्धिविधायिनौ। वन्दे परस्परात्मानौ परस्परनुतिप्रियौ॥
>> I bow to Mādhava and Umādhava (Shiva) who are both 'Isha-s' Supreme
>> Lords. They are capable of bestowing all accomplishments (to their
>> devotees). They are both the selves of each other and both love to
>> engage in the stuti of each other.
>> Vamshidhara, the expounder of Sridhara swamin's commentary, explains this
>> verse with copious citations from scriptural texts. This is available in
>> the link below:
>> A relevant question to ask would be why
>>> acharya madhwa choose to do this work at par with his Mahabharata and
>>> ramayana tatparya nirnaya works unless it was already a primary text in
>>> times. He was born 100 years after the siddhi of Sri Ramanuja. I have not
>>> read this work so am not sure which version of bhagavata text he used.
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