Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary)

by Roma Bose | 1940 | 290,526 words

English translation of the Brahma-sutra 3.1.15, including the commentary of Nimbarka and sub-commentary of Srinivasa known as Vedanta-parijata-saurabha and Vedanta-kaustubha resepctively. Also included are the comparative views of important philosophies, viz., from Shankara, Ramanuja, Shrikantha, Bhaskara and Baladeva.

Brahma-Sūtra 3.1.15

English of translation of Brahmasutra 3.1.15 by Roma Bose:

“Moreover seven.”

Nimbārka’s commentary (Vedānta-pārijāta-saurabha):

Smṛti texts declare also that there are seven hells, beginning with the Raurava.

Śrīnivāsa’s commentary (Vedānta-kaustubha)

And “moreover” Smṛti texts declare that there are seven hells.—beginning with Raurava and the rest,—as the places to be approached by the sinners.

Comparative views of Śaṅkara and Śrīkaṇṭha:

They add a “ca” thus: “Api ca sapta”.[1]

Footnotes and references:


Brahma-sūtras (Śaṅkara’s commentary) 3.1.15, p. 695: Brahma-sūtras (Śrīkaṇṭha’s commentary) 3.1.15, p. 208, Part 9.

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