Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian ramakris at EROLS.COM
Sun Jun 18 08:36:35 CDT 2000

 S. V. Subrahmanian <svs_shankara at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:

> Is there any value/purpose behind the performance of Shraardham
> performed for departed ancestors) ?  If we read sacred texts (I have

They have to be performed because the dharma shAstras say so. It would
fall under the category of occasional rituals.


bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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