[Advaita-l] 'Tamas' (Darkness) as a Dravya, matter

Sudhanshu Shekhar sudhanshu.iitk at gmail.com
Thu Jun 6 21:41:30 EDT 2019

Hari Om V Subrahmanian ji,

Could you pl share the PDF link.


On Fri 7 Jun, 2019, 00:17 V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l, <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> Namaste
> A few weeks ago there was a discussion in this forum about the status of
> 'tamas' in Advaita. In the introduction by the famous scholar Sri Vasudeva
> Shastri Abhayankar to the book 'Sarva darshana sangraha' of Sri
> Maadhavaachaarya (not Sri Madhvacharya of Dvaita vedanta). The portion
> regarding 'darkness, tamas' is cited here: How various schools regard the
> phenomenon of darkness. [Since images cannot be posted in this forum I am
> providing this link where I have uploaded two images]:
> https://www.facebook.com/subrahmanian.vaidyanathan/posts/2730538016959542
> According to Sri Abhayankar Sastri, ''तमः स्वतन्त्रं द्रव्यमिति माध्वा
> अद्वैतवेदान्तिनश्च | " [Both Madhvas and Advaitins hold 'tamas' to be an
> independent dravya (matter)."
>  I found that his very long introduction to this book is a great source of
> knowledge spanning the various systems of philosophy on various aspects
> such as jiva, jagat, ishwara.... I would recommend the study of this
> introduction.
> warm regards
> subrahmanian.v
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