aapat sannyasa

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Sun Oct 31 20:26:26 CST 1999

On Thu, 28 Oct 1999, Vivek Anand Ganesan wrote:

> b) Are there different criterions to "enter" SannyAsam from the
>    different Ashrams?  Because, the duties of the different Ashrams
>    vary, do they not?  A BrahmachArin is answerable only to his
> parents.
>   But, a grihasthya is also answerable to his wife :-) and his
> children.
>   So, is it required to get their permission as well?

Strictly speaking there is no need for permission but one of the ideals of
the sannyasi is to cause no harm and if his leaving would cause pain and
suffering to parents, wife etc. that would go against that.  So in
practice, he would ask for permission first.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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