[Advaita-l] Advaita-l Digest, Vol 61, Issue 20
Praveen R. Bhat
bhatpraveen at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 07:38:02 CDT 2009
Hari Om, Bharadwaj-ji,
In continuation of your mail, may I add Kanchi Paramacharya's words? He says
w.r.t. losing Brahminhood, that it happens in a family after three
generations of having stopped the Gayatri mantra chanting!
--Praveen R. Bhat
/* Through what should one know That owing to which all this is known!
[Br.Up. 4.5.15] */
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Dr D Bharadwaj <dr.d.bharadwaj at gmail.com>wrote:
> The comfort of a crisis-free identity of the sudra for us? Not yet. Yes, we
> can have it, perhaps, if we disown the lineage to
> the Rshi and give up the smskaras like Upanayana.
> Otherwise, we can only be called bhrashta brahmanas.
> The brahman title sticks until then.
> It is not easy to shake off the brahman title, whatever the
> burden of performance from the world and perhaps from
> our own conscience.
> sarvE bhavanthu sukhinah
> sarvE santhu niraamayaah
> sarvE bhadrANi pasyanthu
> maa kaschit duhkhabhAg bhavEt.
> Dr. D. Bharadwaj
> drdbharadwaj at gmail.com
> dr.d.bharadwaj at gmail.com
More information about the Advaita-l mailing list