[Advaita-l] [advaitin] 'Dvaita accepts body-adhyasa'

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 01:12:12 EDT 2021

On Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 9:07 AM Vinodh <vinodh.iitm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Namskaram Sri Subbu ji and Sri Suresh ji, it interesting to know how
> Dvaitavaadins differently interpret the same statements from the sruti. It
> is even more fascinating to know how even such a different interpretation
> can still be subsumed under Advaita. Thanks for sharing. 🙏
> This makes me very curious to know more such examples of how similar sruti
> vaakyas have been differently interpreted and how a reconciliation can
> still be made under the Advaitic view. If there was already such a
> compilation made in another discussion earlier, I would greatly appreciate
> if someone could point me to it.

Dear Vinodh,

> While I am not aware of any scholarly compilation of such instances, here
> are some well known ones:  Madhva takes Tattvamasi as atattvamasi = you are
> not that.  His interpretation of aham brahma asmi is very complicated.  Yet
> later Dvaiitins have laboured to compose some twenty different
> interpretations of tattvamasi (not atattvamasi), everyone of these steering
> clear of the advaitic interpretation. 😊  These are just two well known
> examples of many others not so very well known.



More information about the Advaita-l mailing list