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Which verses in Vedas and Upanishads can be used to prove that Brahman is sagunam?

No matter, whether one is Vaishnava or Shaiva or whatever. Vedas clearly say "ekamevAdvitIyam". There is only one Brahman. It does not make sense even to think "Which Brahman should we ...
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Which verses in Vedas and Upanishads can be used to prove that Brahman is sagunam?

Ramanujacharya provides many quotes from the Vedas in this section of the Jijnasa Adhikarana of the Sri Bhashya to demonstrate that the supreme Brahman is Saguna, not Nirguna: We now turn to the ...
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Which verses in Vedas and Upanishads can be used to prove that Brahman is sagunam?

Saying that Brahman is only "saguNa" is a bit "ekadeshIya" i.e. "incomplete" because Brahman's saguNatva is only an aspect of it. That's why Brhadaranyaka Upanishad 2.3.1 ...
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Which verses in Vedas and Upanishads can be used to prove that Brahman is sagunam?

"Where one sees nothing else, hears nothing else, understands nothing else, that is the greatest (Infinite, nirguna). Where one sees something else, hears something else, understands something else, ...
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What are the views of Achintya Bheda Abheda on Nirguna Brahman?

Achintya Bhedabheda agrees with Visistadvaita on the meaning of the word Nirguna. Here's what this chapter of the Chaitanya Charitamrita says: According to Vedānta philosophy, the Absolute Truth is ...
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In what manner, we are qualitatively one with God/Krishna?

In Bhagavad-gītā 14.2 we find, By becoming fixed in this knowledge (of discernment of the guṇas), one can attain to the transcendental nature like My own. Thus established, one is not born at ...
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What are the key differences between Achintya Bheda Abheda and Vishishtadvaita?

The key difference between the two systems is how the two systems handle the relationship between Brahman and the universe. Ramanuja's system says that the relationship between the universe and God is ...
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What are the views of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu regarding Dvaita of Shri Madhwacharya?

I will post conversations from Chaitanya Charitamrita(CC). CC describes it from verse Madhya 9.245, when Sri Chaitanya arrives in Udupi to visit the famous temple of Krishna. He then has a discussion ...
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Do Gaudiya Vaishnavas believe in eternal damnation?

No. Gaudiya Vaishnavas concept of Jiva is Little Different from Madhva Sampradaya. We don't have the concept of 3 Different Jiva Categories. In Gaudiya Vaishnava Philosophy all the Jivas are Amshas of ...
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Why did Sri Adi Shankaracharya not consider Vaikuntha as eternal loka ? Pls answer according to Vaishnava perspective

Firstly, Not only Adi Shankara but Sri Madhusudana Sraswati too, in the Advaita Siddhi, refuting the claims of the Dvaitin, concludes: [Pariccheda 2, p.745 of the Edition published by MM ...
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What are the views of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu regarding Dvaita of Shri Madhwacharya?

It's difficult to say what exactly were the views of Sri Caitanya on Madhva's Dvaita because there are no much info on that in the biographies of Sri Caitanya, and Sri Caitanya himself didn't write ...
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How is the term so'ham interpreted by different schools?

In the ĪśaU, the passage occurs in verse 16: pūṣann ekarṣe yama sūrya prājāpatya vyūha raśmīn samūha tejaḥ; yat te rūpaṁ kalyāṇatamaṁ tat te paśyāmi yo ‘sāv asau puruṣaḥ so ’ham asmi. The ...
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What are the differences between Dvaitadvaita of Sri Nimbarkacharya and Achintya Bheda Abheda of Sri Chaitanya?

Any discussion of philosophical differences between Vaiṣṇava sampradāyas should consider Vedānta darśana, and to do that properly would take many pages. So the quick summary: Dvaitādvaita as defined ...
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According to vedanta from where does jivaatma originates?

First thing first. Atman or self is not part of the Brahman or supreme consciousness. It is an instance of it. For example, you might have a piece of white paper. That piece is a part of a larger ...
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Do non-Advaita Vedanta philosophies also believe that buddhi is part of Prakruti/Pradhana?

The status of Buddhi (intellect) is ambiguous from the Prakruti (nature) perspective. It can be interpreted both the ways -- if Buddhi belongs to Prakruti or not? Yes Sattva, Rajas, Tamas as 3 modes ...
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What are the views of Achintya Bheda Abheda on Nirguna Brahman?

It is same as Vishistadviata. Quoting from Laghu Bhagavatamrta of Rupa Goswami. Brahma Tarka says: "gunaih svarupa bh-utais tu guny asau harir isvarah na visnor nac a muktanam kvapi bhinno guno ...
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