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Kashmir Shaivism (KS) rejects the Advaita Vedānta (AV) theory of eternal and independent ignorance. In Kashmir Shaivism, avidyā and māyā (illusion), are Śakti, They also believe in infinite souls and liberation. But liberation is not by knowledge alone as there are two ajnana in Kashmir Shaivism. In Kashmir Shaivism, bondage is real and maya is also real. ...


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The Abhinava Anyatha Khyati is about illusory experience. Let me discuss Madhva’s theory. Abhinava Anyatha Khyati This brings us to the problem of illusory experiences. All Indian systems of philosophy, including that of the Buddhists and Jains, have their theory of illusions, which is technically called Khyati-vada. We shall consider here only those that ...


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The basic tenet of advaita is ब्रह्म सत्यं जगन्मिथ्या जीवो ब्रहैव नापरः - ब्रह्म ज्ञानावलीमाला - २० Brahma Satyam Jagan Mithya Jivo Brahmaiva Na Aparah" - Brahma Jnanavali mala - 20 The falsity of the world is argued by one sect of Buddhism, where nothing is real. Advaita does not agree with the falsity of the world Satya (सत्य)= one that is present at ...


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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 with Madhavacharya Tradition Acharyas as follows. Caitanya Mahāprabhu said, “I do not know very well the aim of life and how to achieve it. Please tell Me of ...


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You can download PDF of Madhvācārya's commentary on Ṛgveda http://www.tatvavada.org/eng/works/pdf/rgb.pdf


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No English translation is available. The complete book is available in sringeri math in sanskrit in two volumes. Though it is not related to your question, some background is necessary for the book, as your statement that Laghu Chandrika is a refutation to tarangani is not strictly correct. It not only includes refutation of the Tarangini of Ramatirtha and ...


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Short answer: The later advaitins had to answer the critics of the school. The main critic was against the concept of avidya and adhyasa. Madhusudhana Saravasti and others introduced new terms and provided much more details and interpretations. There was NO deviation from Shankara’s teaching but many points not explained in detail had to be explained. These ...


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My aim here is to answer your question in the comment. Has advaita refuted the khyati of various schools? Advaita has extensively discussed Anirvachniya-khyati and contrasted it with other khyati. Please see the first chapter of panchadasi entitled superimposition. A more detailed discussion on this is found in the book methods of knowledge of ...


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The Saura Purana texts don't talk about Sri Madhvacharya. The text talks about a certain Brahmin named "Madhu Sharma" who was born in Andhra Pradesh (Sri Madhvacharya was born near Udupi, Karnataka). Madhu Sharma is said to be the disciple of Padmapaada Acharya. (Sri Madhvacharya was born 400 years after Padmapaada Acharya). There's too many such ...


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