ani at EE.WASHINGTON.EDU
Thu May 16 12:32:40 CDT 2002
Namaste Sri Vishal,
Doesn't Narada refer to Itihasa-Purana as the fifth branch of knowledge he
has learnt apart from the four vedas, in the Chandogya Upanishad? I was
thinking of this.
Sruti smRti purANAnAm Alayam karuNAlayam
namAmi bhagavatpAda Sam.karam lokaSam.karam
On Thu, 16 May 2002 13:25:03 -0400, Vishal Agarwal
<vishalagarwal at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
>Your reasoning implies that the Vedas refer to Puranas, Itihasas, Smritis
>assume their presence. This is not true.
>There is no explicit authoritative Sruti that debars women from reciting
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