[Advaita-l] Interesting info on Krishnaashtami day.
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at braincells.com
Thu Aug 9 22:07:32 CDT 2012
On Fri, 10 Aug 2012, Bhaskar YR wrote:
> what about veda & vedAnga jyOtisha then?? can stree & non-dvija 'study'
> it and recite the maNtra-s in vaidika prayOga-s?? A clarification with
> authentic quotes would be appreciated.
The Vedanga jyotisha of Lagadhacharya is obsolete and not studied by
anyone except for the introductory half-shloka pa~nchasaMvatsaraM
yugAdhyakShaM prajApatiM which is recited in the daily brahmayajna or
during ShravaNi. Jyotisha is based on the siddhantas which are actually
mostly Yavana in origin!
What does jyotisha have to do with vaidika mantras? Or are you talking
the various navagraha vidhis which are based on tantras are they not?
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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