[Advaita-l] Shankara's opinion about Sannyasa for a Kshatriya

Sudhanshu Shekhar sudhanshu.iitk at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 07:55:26 EDT 2019

Bhaskar ji,

1. ☺️

2. So basically you are saying vidvat-sanyasa is post-moksha-sanyasa. I am
then with you that everyone is eligible for that. Whether that actually
happens to them is dependent on their prarabdha.


On Wed 5 Jun, 2019, 15:41 Bhaskar YR, <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> praNAms Sri Sudhanshu Shekhar prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
>    1. //BTW, justification like this cannot be said in the case of
>    vyAkhyAnakAra-s works  as they have differed drastically from mUla
>    bhAshya.// ☺️ Are you sure ? What appears as "drastic difference" to
>    you in the case of vyakhyanakara may be mere "elaboration" of the crisp
>    mula in view of others.
>    - Oh yes, infact that is the most popular view point with regard to
>    the difference though vyakhyAnakAra-s themselves pitting each other in
>    their works with below belt comments 😊 And the latest terminology
>    introduced to patch up this differences is ‘prakriya bheda’, all roads are
>    well and good as long as it leads to Rome…so says these experts.  Well they
>    have every right to have their own defenses who are we  to question it ??
>    1. The basic problem is the fitting in of vidvat-sanyasa in the
>    sequence mentioned in Gita Bhashya 5.12.
>       >   The sequence mentioned there is sAdhana mArga but the vidvat
> sannyasa is artha siddha or natural state of mukta it happens automatically
> and naturally since there is an abhAva of kartrutva.  So, IMHO, no need to
> fit the mOkshAvastha in the sequence of sAdhana mArga since it is not at
> all an injunction during the post period of mOksha.  It can be termed as
> ‘shrouta sanyAsa’ which automatically happens in jnAnanishTa.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar

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