[Advaita-l] A recent news item
Venkata sriram P
venkatasriramp at yahoo.in
Thu Jul 7 02:29:36 CDT 2011
A good observation & point needs to be noted.
In mahAnArAyaNa upanishad, there is a mantra which runs as:
"madhu vAtA ritAyatE / madhu kSharanti sindhavaH" which means
"Let the air around me be pleasant / Let the rivers be pleasant".
This mantra stresses on clean & pleasant environment.
But, the worshippers start the abhisheka with honey, the moment the purohita utters the this mantra "madhu". The word "madhu" is taken as honey whereas it implies "pleasant".
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