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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Bodhayana appears to have been essentially a theist; and, his views, generally, were closer to those of Sri Ramanuja and Sri Bhaskara.

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

In explaining Brahma Sutra 1. Yet; the commentary of Bodhayana is not extant today, apart from its fragments quoted by Sri Ramanuja. Sri Ramanuja was much closer to Brahma Sutras in its literal interpretation.

According to some scholars, this bodhaysna points to the speculation that the belief in re-birth could have originally belonged to other traditions, but found its way into Upanishads. In preparing his own commentary boehayana the Brahma-sutras, Sri Ramanujacharya wished to study Bodhayana’s Vritti, which at that time was available only in fragments in Tamil Nadu.

He then gives the Vakyartha of the Sutra, the meaning that is conveyed by the Sutra as a whole.

Was Bodnayana Shankaracharya a Namboothiri Brahmin? He attacked the manner in which the Sphota phenomenon was supposed to reveal the meaning of word-sounds Sabda. Self is the consciousness of being. But, his commentaries on Mimamsa sutra were lost much earlier; and had passed out of existence by the time of Kumarila Bhatta Ca.

Bodhagana was an intellectual bodhayanz of his times. The Sutra Pathavritit basic text of Astadhyayi has come down to us in the oral traditions; and has remained remarkably intact except for a few variant readings and plausible interpolations.


One of the main aims of Ramanujacharya was to compose the Sri Bhasya. Sri Sankara, in his commentary on Brahma sutras, adopts a particular way of presentation. Among them, Bodhayana the Pravachana-kara is respected as a teacher par excellence, and as the originator of the whole system of instructions among its followers. Traditionally, he is placed before Dramidacharya. It does not seem to be the proper name of the person. The oldest among them is said to be Baudhayana Sulbha sutra.

He takes the Brahma Sutras as expository or highly abridged indicators to the crucial passages from Upanishads. He is regarded the earliest of the Sutrakaras; the first to compose the Kalpa Sutras of the Taittiriya Samhita He was followed by Bharadwaja, Apastamba and Hiranyakeshin.

Question on Bodhayana and Upavarsha Vruttis of Brahma Sutras

There are even suggestions which make out that Bodhayana and Upavarsha were the names of one and the vrifti person. Thus, the Vedic Vak as Sabda-Brahman became the object of philosophical debate during the later periods.

According to this version Upavarsha was a successor to Bodhayana. The Srauta Sutras which explain the ritual of Yajnas belong to Kalpa. Did Ramanuja practise Sant Mat?

Posted by sreenivasaraos on October 1, in Bodhayana-Upavarsha. The three important subjects that Patanjali deals with are also concerned with words: Such analytical splitting might be useful for study of language and its grammar. Some say; a 5th or even late 6th century BC date cannot be ruled out with certainty.

But, the release comes in stages. The error, if it is to be overcome, must be completely replaced all at once by a new inferential construction of mind or by a super-conscious intuition of Brahman. In the state of final release, the individual self is equal s amano to the Highest light- jyothisho Brahmanexcept for the cosmic actions of creation, of maintenance and of dissolution of the universe.


Dravida also Dramida is respectfully referred to as Dramidacharya, the Bhashyakara or Bhashyakrtthe commentator par excellence. This, in a way, is confirmed by Sabaraswamin the author of a major commentary on Mimamsa Sutra, who in his work summarizes the views of Upavarsha. The realization of such ends depends upon following the appropriate action as prescribed.

Accordingly, in the commentary on the Sutra in question also he does not name or specify the Sphotavadin who in the present case is the Purvapakshin. The eyes of Mahapurna were also gorged by the soldiers and they were sent away from the court.

The words of the Sutra will be explained sutraksarani vyakhyasyante in accordance with their views and traditions tan-mata-anusarena. Kena Upanishad Section 2.

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It was said that these three works were unified under a title called Krtakoti. He then quotes the Vrttikara, who says: Thus, indirectly, both their arguments were derived from Upavarsha. Hinduism Other Indian philosophies. Of everything That is the inmost Self.

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We do not know that for certain. Bhagavan Upavarsha, whoever he might have been, was indeed bodhaynaa intellectual giant of his times. The Shishunagas in their time were the rulers of one of the largest empires of the Indian subcontinent.