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As you rightly pointed out, Advaita Vedanta does not reject the existence of the external world. Existence has different gradations according to Advaita Vedanta. Basically three categories: unreal, appearance and reality. Unreal things are like a triangular circle or virgin birth. These things can not exist because it contradicts our logic. The second ...


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I'm going to try to answer this from the writings on Ādi Śaṅkaracharya himself, and Śrīharṣa, a 12th-century Indian philosopher of Advaita Vedanta. Although his main center of critique was the Nyāya Darśan, however, Vijñānavāda isn't left out from the maestro's sharp reasonings, as we'll see. 1. Doesn't this go against the Advaitic idea of unreality of the ...


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If i cut my hand, only i will feel the pain. Others won't feel my pain. The three things द्रष्टा (seer), दृश्य (what is seen), दर्शन (process of seeing) are unreal, but their essence is same which is आत्मन् (Atman) which is non-dual (without a second). It doesn't mean Atman is one, it just means it lacks multiplity, it has no attributes, it is unspeakable ...


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Well According to Jagat Guru Adi Shankaracharya and all most of his works, all 6 sects viz Brahma/Sourya, Vishnu, Mahesha (the Kailash deity), Devi, Kaumara and Ganapati are that of Saguna Brahmana, he says only Lord Shiva is the Nirguna Parambrahma and us supreme than Sagunas. Lets see some of his Bhasyas.: According to BSB of Adi Shankara.: Sankara ...


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I seriously doubt that. Adi Shankaracharya was propounder of Advaita Vedanta which indeed says there's "NO TWO" but still he has his own philosophical style of explaining all ideas related to superiority and inferiority. By 'atma chethana' there's only one 'Shudda nirguna chetana' but by Aishwaryatva (Powers) 'Saguna Brahman' alone is superior in ...


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