[Advaita-l] mleccha-s not eligible to take Hinduism??
srirudra at vsnl.com
Tue Jul 17 10:14:54 CDT 2012
Dear Sri Sadananda
My best wishes.My cook here also goes by the name Lakshmi but believe me she
is a christian convert.R.Krishnamoorthy.
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From: "kuntimaddi sadananda" <kuntimaddisada at yahoo.com>
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Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] mleccha-s not eligible to take Hinduism??
> From: Vidyasankar Sundaresan <svidyasankar at hotmail.com>
>>Meanwhile, the gentleman whose personal instance sparked this round of
>>discussion is maintaining a dignified silence while many are holding forth
>>on generalities. Let me just conclude by saying that I admire his titikshA
>>on this matter on our list!
> PraNams to all
> I fully concur with Shree Vidyasankar's assessment. I met this gentleman
> that is being referred to in person and spent several days discussing with
> him on Advaita Vedanata, and enjoyed his hospitality and the sat sangh.
> Just recently I have received few requests from non-Hindu born vedantic
> students that they want to become Hindus and inquiring if there a process
> for conversion. It is easy to say no entry. On the other hand, there are
> aggressive efforts to convert the so-called Hindu born to other religions
> by their proponents. That by itself does not bother me, but these converts
> are abusing and trying to destroy the cultural heritage of Hindus do
> affect me.
> One can sit down and talk about sampradaaya system and conversion is
> asampradaayic etc but in the process we have to watch ourselves socially
> and politically being destroyed - with complete reverse discrimination at
> its fullest extent. What are we doing about it? Yes we have started a poor
> Brahman student hostel for meritorious students who are being deprived of
> education to survive because of current social order and practices. The
> hostel has been running for the past 25yrs now. Srigeri mutt has
> comeforward to help the Brahmin brahmachari student to do vedadhyayanam
> before the embark the other studies. This may be insignificant in terms of
> the opposing forces operating, but a positive step to solve a problem than
> discuss extensively on the asampradaayic methods that are being adopted.
> It is very easy to talk of sampradaya and rules and regulations - but is
> very difficult to ask ourselves what are we doing to preserve these in
> view of on-slaught of aggressive religious conversions by others. In India
> a maid came to work for us. Her name was Ganga and she introduced her son
> as Daniel. So we had to meet gangaputra Deniel.
> Hence we are starting a website http://www.becomeahindu/ trying to develop
> a methodology to convert 1. Hindus to Hindus and 2. The so-called
> non-Hindus to Hindus. If anyone wants to help us please contact me in
> private. Of course you can discuss all you want that our approach is
> asampradaayic etc. Lot of talk but most of it meaningless. We are strictly
> following our guru’s vision. If it is asampradaaya – let that be – in the
> process we are happy to create new sampradaaya, if that is really
> Hari Om!
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