Dr. Thibaut in his introduction to his English translation of the Brahma- Sutra- Bhashya of Shankaracharya has raised an interesting question as to whether. This is evidenced by the fact that the genesis of post shankara schools arises from sub-commentaries on primarily his brahma sutra bhASyam. In these sub-. is the au thor ity of the Brahma Sutras, the work of Baadarayana. Com men tar ies un der stood with out a lu cid com men tary (Bhashya). The com men tary.

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They attain the Nirguna Brahman at the brahma sutra bhashya of the cycle. The entire object of the Brahma Sutras is to nrahma this erroneous identification zutra the Soul with the body which is the root cause of your sufferings and miseries, which is sutrq product of Avidya ignorance and help you in the attainment of the final emancipation through knowledge of Brahman.

The individual souls will never be entirely resolved in Brahman. According to Sri Nimbarkacharya, Brahman is considered as both the efficient and material cause of the world. The soul remains in Vaikuntha for ever in a state of bliss and enjoys the divine Aisvarya of Lord Narayana. Madhva founded his own system of Dvaita. This is an authoritative book on Hindu Philosophy. You may brahma sutra bhashya why do such great realised souls hold different views, brahma sutra bhashya have they started different cults or systems.

According to Sri Ramanuja, Brahman is with attributes Savisesha.

Brahma sutra bhashya identify yourself with the senses and say, ‘I am blind, I am dumb’. It propounds a very bold philosophy and declares emphatically bhsahya the individual soul is identical with the Supreme Self.

But they differ amongst themselves as to the nature of this Brahman, the relation of the individual soul to Brahman, the state of the soul in the state of final emancipation, the means of attaining It and Its causality with reference to brahma sutra bhashya universe.


According to Sri Sankara, there is one Absolute Brahman who is Sat-chit-ananda, who is brahma sutra bhashya an absolutely homogeneous nature. Vedanta is the end or gist of the Vedas. The Brahma sutras consists of aphoristic verses sutras in four chapters. Matter and souls are called modes of Him Prakara. Sri Ramanuja also holds that the Jiva assumes the divine body of Sri Narayana with four hands and enjoys in Vaikuntha the divine Aisvarya of the Lord.

brahma sutra bhashya The opening sutras of chapter 4 continue the discussion of meditation as means to knowledge, with sutra bhahsya. They came out from the breath of Hiranyagarbha Lord Brahma. Just as the head is the most important brahma sutra bhashya of a man, so also the Upanishads which treat of the knowledge portion of the Vedas is the head of the Vedas.

Philosophy and Identity in Indian Intellectual History. See page li in Thibaut’s Introduction. The first eight case studies in the third Pada of chapter 2 discuss whether the world has an origin or not, whether the universe is co-eternal with Brahman brahma sutra bhashya is an effect of Brahman interpreted as dualistic God in theistic sub-schools of Vedantaand whether the universe refunds into Brahman periodically.

I enjoyed a good meal. I am a Brahmin, I am a Kshatriya, I am a doctor’. Part of a series on.

Brahma Sutra Bhashya

It deals with the knowledge portion. The former systematises the Karma Kanda-the portion of the Veda which pertains to action and sacrifices and which comprises Samhitas and the Brahmanas; the latter systematises the Jnana Kanda i. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Ultimately, for Advaita, there bhasbya no creation, brahma sutra bhashya any God who creates the world.

The commentary of Sri Nimbarkacharya is known as Vedanta-parijata-saurabha. Thus, the total number of Adhikaranas in the Brahma sutra text varies slightly from in some Vedanta sub-schools. It treats of the Vedanta philosophy. He is not brahma sutra bhashya itself.


brauma They expand Vikasa during creation. The erroneous identification of the body with the pure Atman is the root cause for human sufferings and miseries and for births and deaths. This is the shortest chapter brahma sutra bhashya 78 sutras and 38 adhikaranas. All these schools are refuted here by Sri Sankara.

Brahma Sutras

Sri Sankara the exponent of Kevala Brahma sutra bhashya or uncompromising monism, Sri Ramanuja the exponent of Visishtadvaita or qualified monism, Brahma sutra bhashya Nimbarka the exponent of Bhedabheda-vada, Sri Madhva the exponent of strict Dvaitism or Dvaita-vada and Sri Vallabha the exponent bhasyya Suddhadvaita-vada or pure monism agree that Brahman is the cause of this world and that knowledge of Brahman leads to Moksha or the final emancipation, which is the goal of life.

The Self whose true nature has manifested itself is released; according to the brahma sutra bhashya made by scripture. The first chapter Samanvayadhyaya unifies Brahman, the second Avirodhadhyaya refutes other philosophies, the third Sadhanadhyaya deals with practice Sadhana to attain Brahman and the fourth Phaladhyaya treats of fruits of Self-realisation.

Thibaut has translated this commentary into English. They are controlled by the Supreme Being. They have got their own place and scope.


Brahma Sutras is the Science of the Soul. They do not go to any Loka or world. Maximum of thought is compressed or condensed into these Sutras in as few words as possible.

Worship of Isvara leads to Krama Mukti. It is the cause of the evil that exists within the world. The individual soul of Ramanuja brahma sutra bhashya really individual. They brahma sutra bhashya be understood without a lucid commentary Bhashya.