Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Tue Jun 16 16:03:00 CDT 1998
On Mon, 8 Jun 1998, Ravisankar S. Mayavaram wrote:
> namaste Giri
> I agree with you that if there is a will definitely there is a way. Even
> in the States it is possible to follow (whether one gets benefit or not)
> many things. But staying in India is a great advantage as the resources
> available much more than here.
On the other hand, there are problems in India we don't have to face. The
political situation for one. And for instance I hear that in Rajkot
summer has begun and with it drought. Such a simple thing as daily snana
will become difficult for many people. So you should look at it that
there are problems everywhere and opportunities everywhere.
> I should learn to cultivate the habit of
> doing mAdyAhnIkam. Honestly, I very rarely do it. What you said about
> devatArAdhanam is also true.
> Many like me do not deserve the birth as brahmana, for we have thrown away
> the opportunity given to us, and seek wealth and mundane education like
> others. May shrI mAtA guide us all and direct our minds (dhiyo dharmAdi
> gocharAH) towards dharma mArgam.
Maybe you threw away chances in the past but today is a new day. "desh"
is maya and so is "kala". You're in Texas right? I know of a couple of
learned Gujarati Pandits in Texas so I'm sure there are South Indian ones
too. Make use of them, they would probably be happy to help..
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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