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Prapatti for other goals

Date: Sun Oct 13 1996 - 11:44:08 PDT

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  Is there any evidence for this (i.e. prapatti for
  other fruits is not prapatti at all) in the sampradaya
  or verses such as sthOthrarathana?
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from Mumuksupatti's discussion on Dvayam:

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Sutram 160 --

Pillai Lokacharya:  The last portion of Dvayam states the Goal.

Manavalamamunigal:  The Goal is to serve at the feet of the Lord of 
all, the owner of all, and the husband of Sri.

Sutram 161 --

Pillai Lokacharya:  It says it is not for any other Goal.

Manalavamamunigal:  Since the sadhana explained in the foregoing (i.e.
, the recognition of Lord as the Upaya in the first statement of 
Dvayam) can be common to any of the four goals (Dharma, Artha, Kama, 
and Moksha), this states that the choosing of the means is not for 
any other aim.

Sutram 162 --

Pillai Lokacharya:  One relinquishes other Upayas and resorts only to 
the Caramopaya.  In the same way, one relinquishes kaivalya, wealth, 
and all the other Upeyas and requests the Ultimate Goal, the Lord.

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Daasanu Daasan,