Samdhya Meditation and Agnihotra

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Thu Nov 1 16:43:52 CST 2001

On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Shrinivas Gadkari wrote:

> Shri Sai Baba of Shirdi, had lit up a fire that he kept burning
> throughout his life. This fire is continously burning even today.
> It is called "Dhuni", and the ash that it produces is the celebrated
> "udi". Sai Baba is considered a great agnihotri by his devotees.

The practice of dhuni by certain Shaiva ascetics is ancient but it is not
the same as the Vedic agnihotra.  For a start, one has to be married to be
an Agnihotri.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

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