[Advaita-l] RE: Vedic Shakhas for kshatriyas and vaishyas?
sksrivastava68 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 18 15:18:41 CST 2005
>Baudhayana says that, if a Brahmin finds it impossible
>to maintain by being an Acharya or a Purohita, he may
>take to the livelihood of a Kshatriya or of that of a
>Hence, no harm I guess. I see no violation about a
>Brahmin being a lawyer.
Is this the case here, sir? Did the original poster discuss the case of
a_particular_Brahmin who found_it_IMPOSSIBLE_to_maintain by being an Acharya
or a Purohita? I have not studied Baudhayana but I can always sympathize
with apad-dharma. What about the case raised by the original poster where
subject did not even try to be an Acharya or a Purohita simply because this
was not as rewarding as other professions? I am curious to know if
Baudhayana sanctions that too.
<b> Regards </b>
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