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Vedanta and Siddhanta from Thirumanthiram

Discussion in 'Hinduism - Philosophy and Theology DIR' started by Vinayaka, Dec 6, 2021.

  1. Vinayaka

    Vinayaka devotee
    Premium Member

    Feb 10, 2011
    Saivite Hindu
    I've been reading Tirumular's classic, and only rarely get something out of it I can sort of relate to. Most of it is waaaay too deep for me. But ... the other day I got this.

    "I am the Supreme One" says Vedanta
    "I shall become the Supreme One" says Siddhanta

    It struck me as comparable to 'You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink'
    Vedanta is the horse drinking the water, whereas Siddhanta is getting him there.
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