In preparing his own commentary on the Brahma-sutras, Sri Ramanujacharya wished to study Bodhayana’s Vritti, which at that time was. Ramanuja is following Bodhayana Vrutti because he is saying that in > the Sri Bhashya. Then is it true Bodhayana Vrutti is agreeing with. Visistadvaitis are mistaking Upavarsha and saying he is same as Bodhayana. They are saying his Vrutti is Bodhayana Vrutti. In Ramanuja.

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Part of a series on. Till then, he says, Astadhayi had a rather limited circulation; perhaps confined to closed group of scholars. He said, since the rituals are prescribed by the Vedas, the knowledge vidya of the Vedas is essential in order to perform the rituals properly.

Posted by sreenivasaraos on December 10, in Bodhayana-Upavarsha. The Sutras often became so terse as to be inscrutable.

In his Vrittikas, Katyayana aims to provide a new dimension to Astadhyayi. You are That, Svetaketu; you are That. We shall discuss about Upavarsha, with reference to citations of his views by other scholars, in Part Two of this Post. Thereafter, Pataliputra gained greater fame and prosperity during the time of Mahapadma Nanda who succeeded the Shishunagas and founded the Nanda dynasty.

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It is eternal and has a form which is beyond the senses; yet, it resides in everything and controls the desires of all the deities and beings. The individual self purified from all taints by performing meditation is liberated by the grace of the Lord; and then attains union with the Lord. Its essence is pure consciousness Prajna. Rajasekhara 10 th century a distinguished poet, dramatist, and scholar who wrote extensively on poetics — Alamkara shastra the literary or philosophical study of the basic principles, forms, and techniques of Sanskrit poetry; treatise on the nature or principles of poetry ; and who adorned the court of King Mahipala AD of the Gurjara-Prathihara dynasty, refers to a tradition sruyate that was followed by the Kings of Pataliputra Kavya Mimamsa — chapter This seems nearer to the explanation offered by Uddalaka Aruni Chandogya Upanishad: According to Dravida the Highest Self and individual self belong to the same genus Jati just as the sparks coming out of the fire but are not identical.


Leave a comment Posted by sreenivasaraos on October 1, in Bodhayana-Upavarsha. In the Indian context Chhandas Shastra roughly, the Prosody is not merely about construction of verses or about rhythm — patterns praasa.

Both Purva Mimamsa and Brahma Sutra needed further explanations. But, pointed attack came in the later periods, particularly in the works of Kaumarila Bhatta, a noted Mimamsa Scholar 7th -8 th century. This aspect is brought out clearly by Bhartrhari who describes the painter as going through three stages when he paints a picture: It, therefore, seems reasonable to conclude that the Vrttikara referred to by Sabara was not Upavarsha. The other is; the fact that Panini originated from North West while Katyayana came from the East may also have something to do with difference in their perceptions.

Later, Brihad-devata attributed to Saunaka said that a sentence is made up of words; and the words, in turn, are made of phonemes Varna.


He is our guru since he possesses all the auspicious qualities and therefore the ocean of mercy. That is the truth; the Self supreme.


Each was an absolute Master in his chosen bodhayanna of study. But, somehow, he appeared to believe in the Upanishad description of Brahman with four feet chatush paada. Sabarasvamin in his Bhashya Sabara bhashya — 1. Regarding the Kalpa, each of the four divisions of the Vedas has its own special Kalpa Sutra. This Vritti is of cardinal importance to the history of Sri Vaishnava philosophy, because Sri Ramanuja mentioned that he followed the interpretations of Bodhayana while commenting on the Brahma Sutras of Badarayana.

Thus, Kalpa sutras by their nature are supplementary texts affiliated to the bodayana division of a Veda.

At another place BS: And, it is shorter than Vritti. But, the Library authorities allowed him to read it within the premises of the Library; and, they did not permit him to take the fragmented old text out of the Library.

In the later Vedic literature, there are references to Baudhayana as the earliest of the Sutrakaras; his successors being Bharadwaja, Apastamba and Hiranyakeshin. Then, he quotes the Vrttikara who says:

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