Shri Datta Swami

Jnana Saraswati – Parabrahma Sutras


80. Commentaries given from different planes led to contradictions

पृथक्कृतदशाद्वयवादिनो गुरवः।८०।
pṛthakkṛtadaśādvayavādino guravaḥ|80|

The spiritual preachers give commentaries standing in either one of these two planes separately.


The three great spiritual preachers i.e., Shankara, Ramanuja and Madhva gave commentaries standing in one of these two planes separately. Shankara stood in the absolute plane and gave His commentary. Ramanuja and Madhva stood in relative plane and gave their commentaries. You cannot mix their commentaries and get confused due to the contradiction. The two planes contradict each other and therefore, the corresponding commentaries also contradict each other. You should not compare these commentaries and create contradiction between the commentaries.

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