According to Vishishta Advaita following are the means for liberation-

  1. Primary - Self Surrender (Sharangati).
  2. Secondary - Devotion (Bhakti).

For now my primary concern is Self surrender. One can't be liberated from birth-death cycle without exhausting one's Karmic seeds, i.e impressions to cause further material events or existence (Sanchita Karmas). God don't (or can't?) exhaust one's sanchita karmas then how & why self surrender work? Can self surrender exhaust Sanchita Karmas? If not, why self surrender is a valid method for liberation?

  • Sri Vaishnavas believe that once you perform Sharanagati, Sriman Narayana destroys your entire stock of Sanchita Karmas, so that you only have Prarabdha Karmas left to experience. – Keshav Srinivasan Jul 30 '17 at 5:47
  • Interesting. You can answer @KeshavSrinivasan – Mr. Sigma. Jul 30 '17 at 5:50

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