Shri Shankara Acharya’s Vakyavritti Verse 46
“As the qualities of being directly known and being indirectly known, of being absolute and having a second, beside itself, exclude one another in one and the same substance, therefore- the indirect meanings have to be taken”. .
Shri Shankara Acharya’s Vakyavritti Verse 47
’’When taking the direct meaning of a word would lead to inconsistency with other data, then a meaning which is evident but not excluded by the direct meaning is called the indirect meaning.”