[Advaita-l] Significance of Tharpanam
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Fri Jan 26 08:11:25 EST 2018
Dhanyavath. Joke that crosses vasanam and gives right knowledge. Grace.
On 26-Jan-2018 5:48 PM, "V Subrahmanian" <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 26 Jan 2018 16:47, "Venkatachalapathi G via Advaita-l" <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> While Tharpanam part belongs to karma kanda seeking to get more conviction
> about the action as this group has elites who can shed light with
> Normally Tharpanam performed for own linage Pitru and seeing importance
> given for Bhishmashtami with different Gotra.
> 1. How significantly it gives us some idea to perform tharpana for other
> gotra. Is it allowed or only for Bhishma ?
> 2. Is there any purpose associated with it like sidha sudhi?
> 3. Can we / Should we need to do tharpanam for Guru Parampara ?
> 4. What is the inner significance or meaning of tharpanam ?
> Tarpanam during special occasions such as Mahalaya paksha is offered to a
> wide range of persons such as relatives, Guru, Guru's wife, even friends,
> etc. Many of these will be of different gotra.
> Tarpanam means triptikaranam, pleasing. This gives the performer Chitta
> Swami Paramarthananda ji joke: Actually when you offer tea or coffee to
> visitors you are doing tarpanam to them. But don't tell them that since it
> will scare them and they will run away.
> With respects,
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