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"any other mention in his works about Non duality of 5 Devas?" In jivanmuktananda lahiri, verse 14, he talks about the equality of these Gods. क्वचिच्छैवैः सार्थं क्वचिदपि च शाक्तैः सह वसन् कदा विष्णोर्भक्तैः क्वचिदपि च सौरैः सह वसन् । कदा गाणापत्यैर्गतसकलभेदोऽद्वयतया मुनिर्न व्यामोहं भजति गुरुदीक्षाक्षततमाः ॥ १४॥ Kvacicchaivaih sárdham kvacidapi ...


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Sarva-Siddhānta-Saṅgrahaḥ (also known as Sarva-darsana-siddhanta Sangrah) is definitely a work of Adi Shankara. In fact, Adi Shankara followed up this work with the Sarva Vedānta Siddhānta Sāra Saṅgraha, which is the collection of all vedanta works. Further, this was the inspiration of Swami Madhavacharya Vidyaranya of the Sringeri pontiff in 1331 AD to ...


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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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Thank You all. Oneness can be experience, in the body, without the need for omniscience. Let us say we attribute potential omniscience (sarvadnyatA) in Videha mukti to anugraha - Grace of Shiva, Shakti or Maha-VishNu. This is fair enough. Someone also mentioned the chakras. If Rudra granthi is untied, i.e. lots of pressure in the Sahasra Chakra right? How ...


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According to Shankaracharya Puranas are authentic, but the Puranas mentioned in Upanishads refer to Brahmana portion of the Vedas as per his Upanishadic Bhasya. As from a fire kindled with wet faggot diverse kinds of smoke issue, even so, my dear, the Ṛg-Veda, Yajur-Veda, Sāma-Veda, Atharvāṅgirasa, History(Epics), Mythology(Puranas), arts, Upaniṣads, verses,...


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Akhyati vada of Prabhakara school is different from Satkhyati Vada of Shri Ramanujacharya. You have to take a single example of silver in the nacre or snake in the rope example and look at all the classifications of error. Akhyātivāda of Prabhakara Mimansa. The error lies not in perception but in the lack of appropriate discrimination. Advaita rejects this ...


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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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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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First, Kashmiria Shaivism, although not a part of Advaita Vedanta, is an Advaita philosophy. Professor Chandradhar Sharma in his book The Advaita Tradition in Indian Philosophy: A Study of Advaita in Buddhism, Vedanta and Kashmira Shaivism writes in Chapter 8 (Kashmira Shaivism: A Critical Estimate): The charge of Kashmira Shaivism against Advaita Vedanta ...


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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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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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Any characteristic is pointed out by three methods (a) By distinguishing it from others – Vyavartaka Lakshana – the house is the second building from the petrol pump. (b) By pointing out its apparent attributes – Tatastha Lakshana – the house where the dog is sitting at the door. (c) By describing its essential nature – Svrupa Lakshana – the house is made ...


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In this context, the following bhAshya of Adi Sankaracharya on Brihadaranyaka upanishad 2.3.6 is relevant. अध्यारोपितनामरूपकर्मद्वारेण ब्रह्म निर्दिश्यते ‘विज्ञानमानन्दं ब्रह्म’ (बृ. उ. ३ । ९ । २८) ‘विज्ञानघन एव ब्रह्मात्मा’ (बृ. उ. २ । ४ । १२) इत्येवमादिशब्दैः । यदा पुनः स्वरूपमेव निर्दिदिक्षितं भवति निरस्तसर्वोपाधिविशेषम् , तदा न शक्यते केनचिदपि प्रकारेण ...


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