[Advaita-l] Sankara on sannyAsa for Steadiness in GYAna (wasRe:Jivanmukti - Jnana plus Sannyasa pt 5)

Bhaskar YR bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com
Thu Oct 15 05:55:54 CDT 2009

It's my understanding that a sannyasi may either renounce the world as a
solitary, or having renounced the world, remain in it to teach the world.

Hare Krishna

Those who have isolated themselves will always remain 'anonymous' and they 
never ever come to the notice of general public.  And those who have 
renounced the world but still remain in it to do 'dharma prachAra' they 
have to follow the obligations of society...A saNyAsi cannot be a 
'svecchAchAri' and he has to observe some injunctions prescribed for him 
like shama, dama, praNavOpAsana etc...That is the reason why even today 
saNyAsi jagadguru-s doing upAsana, dhyAna, pooja etc. in their respective 

Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!

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