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A Question for Sri Vidyasankar

Jaganath.Bharadwaj_at_nrecatao.nreca.org
Date: Thu Sep 11 1997 - 06:43:04 PDT

Srivaishnavas agree that there are many passages in the Vedas which
state that Siva alone is the supreme Brahman etc.  But what do
Sankaracharyas and other advaitins say about the position that words
like Siva Ganesa etc can also mean Narayana, being common nouns, but
Narayana cannot mean Siva etc being a proper noun and referring only
to Vishnu?

Jaganath.