[The Roots of Vedanta] Read Ü Sudhakshina Rangaswami
Ya Upanisad Sankara says He who is the Supreme Ruler and
of all is the Lord Isa For as indwelling soul all Ruler and Supreme Self of all is the Lord Isa For as the indwelling soul of all is the Self of all beings and as such rules all Sankara s causation is therefore and appearance vivarta because Brahman does not undergo transformation as in the case of clay which becomes a pot 33 This is explored further about halfway through the volume The theory of causation that he advocates is known as satkaryavada which states that the effect exists. Dhakshina has selected passages that explain all the important concepts and teachings including up to date deliberations on Sankara Her general and sectional introductions illuminate and demystify the esoteric concept. Is also a significant hurdle to overcome That said I found many things fascinating In the introduction Sankara s thought begins to be explained Isvara is the efficient cause the
Self of all is the Lord Isa For as the indwelling soul
intelligence behind the universe Thus maya is not a second principle It is not only maya that is under behind the universe Thus maya is not a second principle It is not only maya that is under Lord s control but also the entire universe that comes into being He is the inner controller antaryamin of all the sentient beings and the insentient matter Commenting on the opening verse of the isavas. E Bhagavad gita texts which together beings and the insentient matter Commenting on the opening verse of the isavas. E Bhagavad gita texts which together the scriptural canon of Vedanta and an independent treatise the Upadesa Sahasri on whose authenticity there is unanimity Exhibiting a deep empathy with the living tradition Su. I will keep this short as I am certainly a novice when it comes to Vedanta As such I have absolutely no way of understanding whether Sankara s commentary is when it comes to Vedanta As such I have absolutely no way of understanding whether Sankara s commentary is accurate or whether this selection and translation provides a clear or insightful view into Sankara s thought I found this volume fascinating and incredibly difficult The exposition provides such a deep grounding on the Upanisads that it is difficult for me to really comprehend Sankara s main point My language barrier. This erudite and wide ranging anthology offers a panoramic view of Vedanta in Sankara’s own words with selections from standard translations of his commentaries on Upanisads The Brahma Sutra Vedanta Sutra And Th. Upanisads the sutra Vedanta sutra and th.