[Advaita-l] Brahmin culture under threat
rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 07:34:28 CDT 2012
No. Ask him to talk to the priest who gave him upanayanam to find out
details of his pravara, sutra, sakha etc. Or reach out to one of the
sankara or other traditional mutts to get it solved correctly. In the mean
time, ask him to chant Vishnu Sahasranamam or just Rama namam.
On Sunday, August 12, 2012, Abhishek Madhyastha wrote:
> Although a bit off topic I'm asking for the advice of learned Brahmins
> here. Some of you may already know this but let me highlight it again.
> The Brahmins in Haryana are in such a situation that they don't know
> anything about culture. There is no one to teach them even the
> Sandhyavandanam! Recently, a Brahmin from Haryana contacted me on
> facebook. He says that even though many Brahmins living there are
> interested in learning Sandhyavandanam, there is no one to teach them.
> All he knows is that he belongs to the Sandilya gotra. He doesn't even
> know which veda Shakha he belongs to. He wants the Sandhyavandanam
> mantras and procedure. I being a Rig vedi am facing a dilemma whether
> its acceptable to give the same mantras that I recite, especially
> regarding the Abhiivadanam part. Could some learned list members
> advice me here?
> Abhishek Madhyastha
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