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Yes, (saguNa) brahman is considered omnipotent by Adi Shankara. He mentions this in Brahmasutra bhAshya 1.1.2. अस्य जगतो नामरूपाभ्यां व्याकृतस्य अनेककर्तृभोक्तृसंयुक्तस्य प्रतिनियतदेशकालनिमित्तक्रियाफलाश्रयस्य मनसाप्यचिन्त्यरचनारूपस्य जन्मस्थितिभङ्गं यतः सर्वज्ञात्सर्वशक्त कारणाद्भवति, तद्ब्रह्मेति वाक्यशेषः। Translation That omniscient omnipotent cause ...


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Upanishads have multiple teachings - some say Atman and Brahman are same and some they are completely different. Visish Advaitha reconciles both using Ghataka Shruti. It uses portion of Upanishads saying Brahman is the inner controller (Antaryami) present inside all Chit and Achit elements of Brahman. We can say like Trees have various fruits but are ...


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A wealthy merchant from Sindh, Pakistan started this movement. Brahma Kumaris call him Prajapita Brahma Baba. In this animation movie from Brahma Kumaris, they have explained their worldview. They believe in the four Yugas. Each Yuga consists of 1250 human years. Now we are at the very end of the Kaliyuga. At the end of Kaliyuga, Satyuga will begin. Brahma ...


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I can answer the first part of your question. “Prakshipt” according to the Hindi language means — interpolated. interpolation refers to the insertion of something into a text or something else. for example — if i had written an essay in 2018, then added something now — that’s considered an interpolation. often — interpolations cannot be credible. And, ...


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So did any philosopher/scholar ever criticized each other on the path they choose to attain Moksha. I suppose many such examples can be found. I will give one example where Adi Shankara argues against the position that liberation can be achieved by a combination of jnAna (knowledge) and karma (action). He is most probably arguing against the position of the ...


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It depends. There are 10 Shiva Agamas which support the above view, of Shiva only being the efficient cause. The 18 Rudrabheda Agamas are non dualistic cum dualistic. The Veerashaiva sect again follows a Philosophy similar to the Vedantic Vishistadvaita. The Kashmiri Shaiva school bases themselves on the 64 Bhairava Agamas which are Non dualistic, believing ...


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