Sankara SampradhAyam - 9
ramkisno at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 10 13:08:53 CDT 1999
Sh. Anand Hudli wrote:
> 4) The bhAgavatas apply the bhasma, as per the bhasma-dhAraNa-vidhi,
> during sandhyAvandana, yajnas, homas, etc., but during pUjA and
> later they may apply gandha (sandalwood paste) or Gopi-chandana.
> For example, when they visit a temple, they may be wearing a gandha
> mark. But this mark is not the same as the Urdhva-puNDra mark worn
> by vaishNavas. The mark worn by smArta-bhAgavatas is
If I remember correctly, most of the pictures of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
show him as wearing the ardha-chandra mark. Yet, in most of the pictures, he
is seen to be worshipping Durga. Why is this so ?
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