By Srila Bhakti Prajnan Kesava Go svami Maharaja

Composed by way of Srila Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Goswami MharajaTranslated lower than the tips of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Goswami Maharaja.This ebook specifically investigates the philosophy of Sri Sankacarya, whose philosophical misinterpretations of the Vedas have been so influential that he succeeded in riding Buddhism out of India. additionally, past Nirv??a demonstrates that Sankacharyas teachings are, within the bottom line, mockingly not anything yet a recycled type of Buddhism-and under no circumstances actual to the unique Vedic knowledge often called sanatna-dharma. Softbound, 6.5" x 9.5"

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In a general way, and to some extent also supports Mäyävädism. Prior to the advent of the four Ages (Satya, Tretä, Dvärpara and Kali) it was not possible for the living entities to make statements like ‘I am God’, ‘I am the brahman’, ‘you are also that brahman’ and so on. The Vedas powerfully proclaim the profound words ‘Oà tad visnoh paramam padam sada pasyanti surayah’ translated as ‘The wise sages, knowing Çré Viñëu as the Absolute reality and only Supreme truth, eternally witness His Supreme abode’.

Then factually, where is the distinction between God and jéva? Even if one simply thinks, that the only criteria for deciding who is God and who is man is the state of freedom or bondage to the results of karma – still, such a view hurls the adherent into the pit of Mäyävädism. If the identities of God and man are ascertained on the basis of this premise, what then can be more dangerous than this philosophy? The truth is that, the expression of such a view is in itself a prime symptom of the jéva’s affliction by mäyä.

They only worship Lord Viñëu’s ninth incarnation, Lord Buddha, with this prayer from the Çrémad-Bhägavatam 10/40/22: namo buddhäya çuddhäya daitya-dänava-mohine O Supreme Lord Buddha! I offer my obeisance unto You, Who is faultless and have appeared to delude the demoniac and atheistic class of men. Earlier in Çrémad-Bhägavatam 1/3/24, Lord Buddha’s advent is described in the following manner: tataù kalau sampravåtte sammohäya sura-dviñäm buddho nämnäïjana-sutaù kékaöeñu bhaviñyati Then, in the beginning of Kali-yuga, the Lord will appear as Buddha, the son of Aïjanä, in the province of Gayä, just for the purpose of deluding those who are envious of the faithful theist.

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