The Seven Great Untenables: Sapta-vidhā Anupapatti
The polemics between the Advaitins and the Visistadvaitins appears unending. Each school`s exegesis claims to be the faithful explication of the true meaning of the Sruti. This volume provides an exposition of the key concept of avidya maya as set forth by advaitins and as criticized by Visistadvaitins. the philosophical conflicts do not seem to affect therir value as unique and valuable systems of thought.
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Criticism of Advaitas Avidya by Other Thinkers
Chapter TwoTHE LOCUS OF AVIDYA
Theory of Inexplicability
Chapter ThreeTHE UNTENABILITY
Maya and Avidya
Chapter FiveTHE UNTENABILITY
Chapter SevenTHE UNTENABILITY
Chapter EightIGNORANCE IS NOT REMOVED
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absence of knowledge accept According to Advaita According to Ramanuja Advaita Vedanta Advaitin says Advaitin's doctrine anirvacaniya anupapatti appears argument attributeless attributes avidya is positive avidydjmdya beginningless Bhamati Brahma-sutra Brahman-knowledge cognition concealment concept critic deep-sleep defect Devadatta distinction doctrine of avidya duality empirical world eternal existence Ibid identical with Brahman illusory inexplicable inference infinite regress insentient Isvara jiva jivanmukta karma key-concept knower known ledge liberation locus of avidya Madhusudana Sarasvati material cause maya mental mode mithya nature of Brahman negation Nescience nirguna Brahman non-different from Brahman non-dual non-existent object of knowledge one's ontological status perception philosophical positive entity prakrti pramana pure Consciousness Ramanuja says real nor unreal reality relation remove ignorance Reply revealed Rg Veda saguna saguna Brahman saksin Sankara say that Brahman says that avidya Scripture self-luminous Sri-bhasya sruti texts sublated superimposed tat tvam asi thing tion untenable Upanisads Veda Vedanta Desika Vide Visistadvaita Vivarana vrtti-jnana