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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Sri Sankara also cites Dravida as an authority at the beginning of his commentary on Chandogya Upanishad 3. Bodhayana is quoted to support the interpretation that the two Mimamsas are indeed parts of one text; and to establish the unity of karma and Jnana Jana-Karma-samucchaya. The city of Pataliputra thus came into prominence, naturally.


Perhaps the increasing practice of writing books to impart knowledge instead of depending on oral bodhayaana also contributed towards this development. What is the significance of Brahma Muhurtham? Upanishads, he remarked, dealt with Brahman and that Brahman could not be a subject matter Vishaya of injunction and prohibitions. The liberation according to Dravida is that the individual self residing in peace with the Highest Self; and that is granted by the grace of the Lord.

He usually summarizes and adduces them as being the differing theories or the stand of the opponent Purva-paksha.

According to Avanti-sundari-katha of Dandin, Krtakoti was the name of Upavarsha who was also known as Bodhayana. Bhagavad Bhodayana kritam vistirnam Brahma-sutra — vrttim purvacharyah samskipuh I tan-mata-anusarena sutraksarani vyakhyasyante II 3.

Both Purva Mimamsa and Brahma Sutra needed further explanations. That is to say, sukshmam sariram is the seed of the body that manifests. Samhitam etac sarirakam Jaiminiyena sodasa-lakshne-neti shastraikatva siddhih Bodhayana is quoted to support the interpretation that the two Mimamsas are indeed parts of one text; and to establish the unity of karma and Jnana Jana-Karma-samucchaya.

Bhartrhari explains that initially the word exists in the mind of the speaker as a unity, but is manifested as a sequence of different sounds, giving raise to the appearance of differentiation. But his commentators identify the Sphotavadin with the Grammarian Vyakarana-kara Bhartrhari who generally is referred by the epithet. But, it has led to needless debates and speculations.


And, there is no need, he says, to bring in the concept of Sphota to decide upon the meaning of the word when it can be derived directly from the Varna -s that form the word. But now, the meaning of a word is largely context sensitive; and, therefore, a word need not have a fixed or a single meaning. Generally a subject or a body of study dealt in ancient Indian texts was expounded through a series of works and traditions sampradaya that were followed and kept alive by its adherents, over a period of time.

Veda Vyasa wrote aphorisms for the same.

The eminent Sutrakaras too during their examinations Sastrakara — Pariksha exhibited the range of their knowledge as also of their creative genius. The portion of twelve chapters dealing with rituals together with four chapters of Devata Kanda is known as Purva Mimamsa Karma Vrifti. The earliest writer on Veterinary science on horse belongs to its vicinity.

What is the importance of Ramanuja for Hinduism? But, the work of Bodhayana was not available anywhere in South India. He declared Self Atman is Brahman. Apart from the excerpts quoted by Sri Ramanuja nothing else of Bodhayana Vrtti is extant today. Bharuchi is also recognized as an author or a commentator on Bodhayaan.

[Advaita-l] Question on Bodhayana and Upavarsha Vruttis of Brahma Sutras

The king was very much pleased with these men of divine nature and immediately granted them access to the library. Vodhayana Ramanuja held Bharuchi in high esteem; but, does not explicitly quote any of his views. His views are often cited by Sri Ramanuja in Sribhashya and in Vedarthasamgraha.

The two were referred to by Sri Ramanuja as Sista — wise and erudite. Who was this Bodhayana? Boddhayana not interested in moving, Sri Ramanujacharya had to oblige to his adamant disciples. And, it is regarded as one of the most important texts of the late Vedic period in general. The viewer, rightly, takes in, absorbs the picture and its spirit as a whole, as an integral unit.


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The Sutras of Badarayana according to Sri Sankara have one purpose; that is to string together the flowers cardinal themes of Vedanta Akyas sentences — Vedanta —akya-kusumagratanat vat sutranam BB. As regards the Purva-charyasthe elders of his tradition, who are said to have abridged purvacharyah samskipuh the detailed commentary on Brahma sutra which had been composed by Bhagavad Bodhayana Bhagavad Bhodayana kritam vistirnam Brahma-sutra — vrttimwe do not know exactly who they were.

The Sulba Sutras describe the measurements which are necessary for laying out the sacrificial areas. It had profound influence on the followers of his doctrine. But, just as the Astadhyayithe Vrittis too were in the inscrutable Sutra format. Pingala was the younger brother of Panini.

Sri Ramanuja held Bharuchi in high esteem; but, does not explicitly quote any of his views. And, Sri Ramanuja based his commentary of Brahma Sutra Sri Bhashya on the explanations given in that abridged version. SN Dasgupta; Calcutta University At the court the King thrust a written declaration which read: In the Sribhashya, Bodhayana is usually referred to as Vrttikara, the author of the Vrtti.

And, Jnana-kandain contrast, is about Brahman that already exists; it pertains to the ultimate purpose which is true knowledge of Self, and it is addressed to one who is intent on liberation. According to this version Upavarsha was a successor to Bodhayana.

It even spread to various branches of secular knowledge, such as: On this point Tanaka and Dravida are one; and it is close to the doctrine of Sri Ramanuja.