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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Meanwhile, due to other plans of the Lord, Ramanuja moved to Srirangam and the friendship between Ramanauja and Koorathazhwan came to a temporary end. It seems that even Yamunacharya the predecessor of Ramanuja had not seen a copy of Bodhayana Vrtti. But, a most amazing thing happened in the twentieth century with the development of computer languages. Katyayana offered his comments on selected Sutras of Panini, by way of explanatory Notes or annotations titled as Vrittika -s.

He emphasized that Upanishads are the means towards attaining Brahman. He was called Dakshayana because: Some wonder why Katyayana had to offer critical comments on such large number of Sutras. Similarly when we perceive a piece of cloth our cognition is of the cloth as whole; and it is quite distinct from the particular threads and colors involved.

Sri Ramanuja was forced to travel to Kashmir to procure a damaged copy of this Vritti for reference. It is also said that his commentary on Brahma Sutra Brahma—sutra Vrttiin particular, was quite detailed.

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For example, we teach the child about sun. Hence, Tanaka emphasized the union of knowledge and action, which later came to be known as: But, liberation is not a product or a thing to be achieved.

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He was some generations away from Panini. In the opening verse of Sri BhashyaSri Ramanuja says: The last two particularly Vararuchi and Patanjali were separated from the first five scholars by a couple of centuries or more. He seems to have said; it would be ideal if a word carries a single meaning that can be uniformly applied in all situations.

They put forth a condition that the ‘vritti’ shall not leave the library. The term Bodha is also used in the sense of illumination, awakening. Panini, without doubt, is the foremost among all Grammarians.

He even rectifies those Sutras where, according to him, something remained unsaid anukta or was badly-said durukta. Kalpa is the method of ritual. But his sayings are quoted by the later scholars.

The philosophy of Brahma Sutra is indeed the philosophy of the Upanishads. Dravida Dravida also Dramida is respectfully referred to as Dramidacharya, the Bhashyakara or Bhashyakrtthe commentator par excellence.


Acc ording to Bhartrharieach sound helps in understanding meaning bit by bit, at first vaguely, the next one little more clearly, and so on, until the last sound, aided by the preceding impressions, finally revea1. His views are often cited by Sri Ramanuja in Sribhashya and in Vedarthasamgraha.

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The city of Pataliputra thus came into prominence, naturally. The ripe-aged Mahapurna died on the way to Srirangam. And, they wonder whether the Acharyas could be referring to different Vrttikaras.!.? However, there are very interesting references and comments linking Bodhayana with Vrihti.

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

Unlike Panini who strictly kept out of his Sutra all matters foreign to Grammar etymologyVyadi Dakshayana included in his Samgraha the topics that were not directly related to Grammar that was used as a vrtti upaya for day-to-day transactions. The Sulba Sutra needs special mention. But, in another context Sri Ramanuja mentions the Purva-charyas of his tradition. He belonged to the clan of ‘Haritha’, who were popular landlords.


And, it is with this collection of sounds alone that the meaning is associated. His views are often cited by Sri Ramanuja in Sribhashya and in Vedarthasamgraha. That is also quite possible because of the vast time difference between the two. Badarayana recognized Upanishads as Shruthis, the Revelations, the super sensory intuitional bodhayqna of the ancient Rishis; and as the crowning glory of Vedic thought.

Vyadi is also credited with Paribhasha or rules of interpreting Panini; and also bodgayana Utpalini a sort of dictionary.

Badarayana does not value the rituals, much; but aims at the ultimate release or liberation, Moksha. He was well versed in the study of Bodhayanna and Vedanta. Guhadeva and Kapardin were said to be ancient Vedanta teachers and authors.

The Eight Chapters comprises about four thousand concise rules or Sutras, preceded by a list of sounds divided into fourteen groups. These two are the main platforms for the discussion of the Indian philosophy of language. The portion of twelve chapters dealing with rituals together with four chapters of Devata Kanda is known as Purva Mimamsa Karma Kanda. But this interpretation is generally rejected. At a stage, the king got furious and ordered their eyes to be pulled out.

Thus, Brahman, besides being the personified God, is also the cause sarva-vikara-karana from which everything evolves parinama paksha. And, the importance of Bhakthi as service and as absolute surrender to God was stressed by him. Views Read Edit View history.