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Madhusudan Saraswati and Bhakti
How can an ardent follower of Sankaracharya who believed and proclaimed that there is only one ultimate reality, that is, the nirguna Brahmanwhich is devoid of any attribute, be also an ardent devotee of Sri Krishna?
The Holy Dham is not within the saraseati qualities of nature. The means of bhakti is the hearing of the innumerable merits of the worshipful, while that of Brahmajnana is the mahavakyas like tat tvam asi. There are many posts about Radha on this blog, perhaps you could look at this one. Seshagovinda refers to Madhusudana as follows:. Shri Madhusudan Das Sambalpurvasi Published by: 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.
His successors adorning the five mutts established by him in the different parts of India are performing daily puja to the Lord Chandramaulisvara and the goddess Tripurasundari. So there is absolutely no contradiction in being a devotee and at the same time a follower of the path of knowledge to realise the Supreme Being as identical with the self. Bronze and wood statues, books and apparel.
I have not read Sri Madhusudhana Sarasawti Bhakti rasayana. Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s autobiography is an extremely madhusydana work, especially to one who is directly in disciplic succession from him.
He went to meet Chaitanya in Nabadwip, but Mahaprabhu had already left Nabadwip by the time he got there. There are many other statements in the Gita like this. And is kind of dangerous to tell the wrong person or tell someone who is more sarwswati than you but in a higher position externally. If someone can point to a publication I would be very greatful.
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Wednesday, 10 October, Each and every book arrived in perfect shape–thanks to the extreme care you all took in double-boxing them and using very strong boxes. Siddhantabindu of Madhusudana Sarasvati with Commentaries [Sanskrit]. Then they madhisudana continue to feel superior to me I guess by virtue of their giftedness in other areas society values more. Verify the characters on the left From: He thus establishes bhakti as the highest goal of human life. According to him there is nothing incompatible between the attributeless monism of Sankara and the ardent devotion of Krishna who is no other than the Supreme Being Itself.
It is hard to understand what the purpose of such a confession would have been in that context. So nirguna – bhaktimarga cannot be called a new sarraswati of Madhusudana. Photo by Jed Greene. He goes on to quote Gita 6.
Everything was in order and the book, well packaged. I am not in a hurry to get to Nirvikalpa. Dear Geeta, Thank you for commenting. Bhakti is of the nature of a conditional modification of the mind experiencing beatification, while Brahmavidya is of the nature of a condition-less modification of the inflexible mind illumined by the second-less Atman.
Siddhanta Bindu of Shri Madhusudana Sarasvati. Popular madhusudnaa from this blog Bhaktivinoda Thakur’s meat eating – the complete story August 19, Thank you for your years of devotion and study.
Sagunabrahmopasana ssaraswati meditation on the Supreme Being with attributes has been prescribed by the Advaitins as a preliminary step for self-realisation.
Madhusudana Saraswati: Advaita-vada and Bhakti
Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The path of knowledge or jnanamarga has been accepted to be the only direct path leading to salvation by the sage Badarayana and his large followers of the Advaita school beginning maduusudana Acharya Sankarawho revealed the identity of the individual soul with the supreme Self by properly explaining the correct meaning of the scriptural texts which appear to be mutually contradictory.
I don’t feel that it is wise to tell the whole world what your realizations are, the instructions I got is we should only tell the person who is helping us on the path.