[Advaita-l] Atharvashiras Upanishad Lecture PART 3

jaldhar at braincells.com jaldhar at braincells.com
Fri Apr 9 01:39:07 EDT 2021

On Thu, 1 Apr 2021, sreenivasa murthy via Advaita-l wrote:

> "the Pashu i.e. Jivatma gets liberated and attains Para 
> Kailasha to engage in the eternal service to Para Shakti & Parama 
> Shiva." The above statement is not in tune with the teachings of 
> Upanishad Sages.

Quite right.  The goal is Shiva sayujya or complete identity with Him. 
chidananda rupam shivo'ham shivo'ham.

On Fri, 2 Apr 2021, V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l wrote:

> the speaker in those videos has identified himself with  'Shiva
> Vishishtadvaita' school.  For them such a moksha/mukti is quite
> admissible.

> Since for Advaitins the maxim 'that which is not contradictory (with us) in
> other schools is acceptable', applies, certain aspects are admissible. Such
> talks give us references for our idea of Shiva - Vishnu abheda.

Shri Apayya Dikshita commented on the thought of Shrikantha and accepted 
it as a basis for sadhana but only as a preliminary to Advaitic jnana. 
Only with this proviso is it acceptable.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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