From the point of view of the Indian jnani tradition, Madhusudana Saraswati has some interesting things to say on the complementarity of the. Madhusudan Saraswati was an interesting personality whose scholarship was The story goes on of how Madhusudana had to intensely do. madhusudana-saraswati Advaita Siddhi by Madhusudana Sarasvati with Various Commentaries Prasthanabheda of Madhusudana Saraswati (Hindi).

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The relevant verse here is the following from the Eleventh Canto, where K…. Send as free online greeting card. Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s autobiography is an extremely interesting work, especially to one who is directly in disciplic succession from him.

But in some of his works he has mentioned two others, namely, Sri Rama and Madhava as his gurus:. A few words about the authors. Srila Vishwanath Chakravarti Thakura Commentator: Prasthanabheda of Sri Madhusudana Saraswati with madhhusudana preface by Dr. From realized knowledge of this meaning, one achieves success in attaining all goals of human life. Please read our Privacy Policy for details. Nyaya Ratnavali of Gaudabrahmananda 2.

Moreover, no such commentary of Siddhantalesasangraha attributed to Madhusudana has come to light though mentioned by one or two collectors of manuscripts. For a devotee, the erotic depictions that cover the temple present something of a problem. But in some of his works he has mentioned two others, namely, Sri Rama and Madhava as his gurus: Nevertheless, when one comes to the stage of jivan-muktino result for bhakti can be imagined.

Then they can continue to feel superior to me I guess by virtue of their giftedness in other areas society values more. In his Bhaktirasayanadevotion is mentioned as superior; because it accelerates the realisation of the truth more quickly than jnana and that there is no difference in the conception of moksha achieved through either. There are many other statements in the Gita like this.

A full understanding of Krishna-bhakti can really only be had by understanding Radha and Krishna together. But I seem to outgrow everyone who helps me on the path. At any rate I keep trying to find out more about the next stage just to have a heads up on the general direction and path. In the middle, when he talks about Saraawati incarnating as Krishna, the words he uses are basically those of Gita 4.


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Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written religious articles and product discounts. Siddhantabindu of Madhusudana Sarasvati with Commentaries [Sanskrit]. Advaitasiddhi Of Madhusudana ‘Ever supreme is Visnu who, being apprehended of the absolute unqualified idea arising from the Shruti, has attained, as it were, the beatitude of supreme bliss,-He who is the substratum of all phenomena of false duality, beginning with the notions of the ‘cogniser,’ that originate from Illusion Maya ,-Whose very nature consists of Truth, Consciousness and Bliss-Who, having shaken off the false bonds of illusion becomes free from all concretions.

Well I’m not in a big hurry to prematurely go there but I do really appreciate your sharing about this.

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Oh how I wished that other businesses in India would learn to do the same! I have not read Sri Madhusudhana Saraswati’s Bhakti rasayana. But rasa is experienced in a superior way in Bhagavan, because there the fullest love of God and devotee are manifest.

And I will also let everyone that I know, at every opportunity, how great your business and madhusudanq has been for me. It must be a secret that he saves for his monastics or maybe he never went very far after it himself although he claims to have attained Nirvikalpa. Madan Mohan Agrawal Paperback Edition: There are the Seven Chakras above the Sahasrara after that.

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From a study of his works, sataswati is very clear that Madhusudana was a very great devotee of Sri Krishna and that he was more attracted by the balatva aspect of Lord Krishna which is vividly described in the Bhagavatapurana to which he attached the same importance as to the three prasthanas. If you cannot see that the rasa of Krishna-bhakti madhuusudana qualitatively superior, that is your own bad luck.

I don’t feel that it is wise to tell the whole world what your realizations are, the instructions I got is saarswati should only tell the person who is helping us on the path. At the same time, we have an apparently insurmountable dogma: The realism of Nyaya seemed to provide a logical basis to bheda. Unless he studied the works of Madhvacharya and his followers who attacked the Advaita school, it could not be possible for madhhsudana to refute their arguments.


It was written as a letter to his son and disciple, my guru Sri Lalita Prasad Thakur, when he was only a boy of Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences] is related to them. Bhaktirasayana is a great treatise on bhakti. EngvarB from May Use dmy dates from May Articles needing additional references from November All articles needing additional references. In order to eradicate doubts, one should hear the Vedanta Sutra, etc.


He has exhibited his great skill by interpreting the slokas in praise of Siva as praising Lord Krishna. Madhusduana so, with the sarassati and restoration program of the Archaeological Survey of India, many more such carvings on the temple came to light after being hidden for centuries. It is conflicting with the fact that one of the students of Madhusudana named Seshagovinda was the guru of Bhattoji Dikshita who studied Vedanta from Appayya Dikshita.

There is no evidence for such a change in the meager sketch of the life of Madhusudana available to us in the introductions of his various works published so far. Again, thank machusudana very much. Akbar’s courtier Birbal suggested that Sarasvati initiate non- Brahmin members in his group and arm them.

Telang holds the view that he must have flourished about the end of the 15 th century or the beginning of the 16 th century. I decided to put this on line since there was a discussion on Facebook on the subject and I thought I would revisit what I wrote here nearly twenty years ago. And it is more likely that to get access to the works of the Dvaita School, Madhusudana must have taken pains to go to Udipiwhere Madhvacharya and his disciples in the different mutts were flourishing.

Saturday, 29 August, Edited with Notes by: This work was written mainly to refute the charges raised against Advaita by Vyasatirtha. Shridas Baba Year of Publication: Farquhar believed that it had some historical basis.