[Advaita-l] An instance of malicious interpretation of the Atharvaśirā upaniṣad
sridhar.nithin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 04:29:59 CST 2017
For, what its worth, sharing my 4-part article which was written during
beef controversy last year, but includes a brief analysis of use of animals
in Yajnas as well.
Here is the link-
On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 3:52 PM, Bhaskar YR via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> praNAms Sri Sriram prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
> If the pramANita shAstra vidhi prescribes the pashu medha in ishti-s for
> the puNya lOka prApti, who are we to counter the scriptural injunction ??
> so says the hard core traditional meemAmsaka-s. For that matter going to
> the svarga or Naraka will not be determined by the 'eating habits' of the
> individuals. OTOH, it will be decided by the balance of pApa and puNya
> phala in one's account. Arguments blossoms like this from their
> viewpoints. Anyway, according to strict rules of shrauta yAga
> formalities, a strict NO to substitutes when the 'ORIGINALS' are readily
> available. This is what I heard from one of the Mattur pundits when the
> sOma yAga they conducted became a big issue in social media recently.
> BTW, what exactly our dharma shAstra-s like manu, Apasthambha, Gautama
> etc. would say on one's food habits and alternatives in shrauta yagna-s ??
> Would like to know.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
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