[Advaita-l] Shankara's opinion about Sannyasa for a Kshatriya
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Mon Jun 3 01:29:46 EDT 2019
V Subramanian ji,
In 4.5.15, न हि क्षत्त्रियवैश्ययोः पारिव्राज्यप्रतिपत्तिरस्ति, BhAShyakAra
is referring to which kind of PArivrAjya?
On Mon 3 Jun, 2019, 09:29 Bhaskar YR, <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:
> Thus, it appears prima facie that Sureshvara's view is in disharmony with
> Bhashya with respect to eligibility of Kshatriya and Vaishya for sanyasa.
> praNAms Sri Sudhanshu Shekhar prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
> Yes, if I remember right Sri SSS also observes this somewhere. And in
> Geeta shankara says though janaka is eligible for karma sannyasa, he
> continued his karma for the sake of lOka kalyANa/saMgraha (janakAdayaH
> tattva vidOpi....karma sannyasa prAptepi etc.) . Here it appears that here
> bhAshyakAra did not have any problem in accepting the sanyAsAdhikAra to
> kshatriya. And in mundaka also shankara clarifies why there is special
> emphasis on brAhmaNa shabda as he has the vishesha adhikAra to renounce
> everything and engage himself in brahmavidyA. But in bruhadAraNyaka
> bhAshyakAra concluding that na hi kshatriyavaishyayOH pArivrAjya
> pratipattirasti. Denying the pArivrAjya sannyasa to kshatriya and Vaishya.
> Perhaps bhAshyakAra talking about different types of sannyasa in these
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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