[q] Madhva

Shrisha Rao shrao at NYX.NET
Mon Jun 12 22:47:36 UTC 2000

On Sat, 10 Jun 2000, Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat wrote:

> Shri Shrish Rao put a question., "whether Madhva attain samaadhi in 1317 or
> in 1386?"

If you carefully read what I wrote (which in fact you appended to your
posting), I did no such thing.  I was responding to someone who did.


Shrisha Rao

> Regardss
> Vasundhara Filliozat.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shrisha Rao <shrao at NYX.NET>
> Date: Thursday, June 08, 2000 9:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [q] Madhva
> >> Have a question to Kannada & MAdhva scholars,
> >> a) Did Madhva attain samadhi in 1317 CE or is it in 1386 CE?
> >
> >We don't know that he attained samAdhi in the accepted sense, because
> >such an event is not mentioned anywhere, and no samAdhi of his is to
> >be found (unlike for Ramanuja, etc.).  He is said to have disappeared
> >from view in some sense (exactly what remains unclear), and the date
> >for this is established as 1317.  See Sharma, B.N.K., `History of the
> >Dvaita School of Vedanta and Its Philosophy', Motilal Banarsidass, 3d
> >ed., Jan. 2000.
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Shrisha Rao

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