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Vedanta and Siddhanta from Thirumanthiram

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

  1. Vinayaka

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    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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