The importance of sampradaya
riccardonova at LIBERO.IT
Tue Apr 30 05:25:21 CDT 2002
>You have received some suggestions for a dictionary. May I also suggest
>finding if a local university has a course in Sanskrit? I'm quite sure
>even in Italy you can find such things. (In fact one of the most
>comprehensive studies of the Smarta sampradaya was written by a professor
>And if you come accross soe unfamiliar word on the list, just say "Hey,
>what does that mean?) I doubt if anyone here would refuse to explain.
I have already ordered the John Grimes's dictionary, this should help quite
Any way it was absolutly not my intention to ask to the members of the list
to avoid using Sanskrit.
I really understand the importance of the original lanquage specially for
I am aware of the fact that the original "sound/word" will be one with the
I will follow your suggestions and before mastering Sanskrit I will say a
lot of "hey, what does that mean".
An intresting point is coming out from this exchange: what is the relation
between a word and and it's form in the reality - body and mind (
Name and form........the Sphota and it's manifestation...........
There is a relation between those concepts and the great importance given
to the original Sanskrit language in the process of learnig Vedanta ?
By the way "hey what's the meaning of sampradaya"..........:-)) :-)) :-))
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