Madhva Doctrine

Madhva Doctrine

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shrIman-madhva-mate hariH parataraH satyaM jagat.h tattvato  |
bhedo jIvagaNAH hareranucharAH nIchochcha bhAvaN^gatAH  |
muktirnaijasukhAnubhUtiramalAbhaktishcha tatsAdhanam.h  |
hyaxAditritayaM pramANamakhilAmnAyaikavedyo hariH  ||

The Doctrine can be split and understood as

   shrIman.h madhva-mate               In Sriman Madhva's doctrine

1> hariH parataraH                     Hari (Vishnu) is Supreme
2> satyaM jagat.h                      The world is true (real)
3> tattvataH bhedaH                    The differences are real
4> jIvagaNAH hareH anucharAH           The classes of souls arecohorts of Hari
5> nIchochcha bhAvaN^gatAH             And reach different ultimatestates
6> muktiH naija-sukha-anubhUtiH        Liberation (mukti) is theexperience of the joy of one's
                                       own nature
7> amalA-bhaktiH-cha tat.h sAdhanaM    That is achieved by flawless devotion and [correct
                                       understanding]
8> axAditritayaM hi pramANaM           Observation (pratyaksha) are indeed the sources of
                                       knowledge
9> akhila-AmnAya-eka-vedyo hariH       Hari alone is praised in all the Vedas.

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