[Advaita-l] RE: shrine of a jivan muktha
besprasad at lycos.com
Tue Nov 18 02:00:58 CST 2003
But we have discussed in our list a year ago, that, irrespective of whether the fore-fathers are jivan mukthas or not, one should do shrAddham. I've heard
that Paramacharyal of Kanchi Mutt in Deivathin Kural (Hindu Dharma) also tells the same.
"Sundaram, Vaidya Wrote:
> In a jivan mukta's case, there would be no "shraardha" performed in the
>first place right? There would then be no question on how it is to be
>performed. Their bodies are not burned but buried, because the physical body
>is considered to have been burnt by the fire of knowledge.
>bhava shankara desikame sharaNam
>From: advaita-l-bounces at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
> Can someone explain the difference between
>the physical structure of tombs/shrines for
>jivan mukthas and other mahAns ? If so, can
>someone kindly explain it elaborately ? I heard
>that Sri Ramana Maharishi asked people
>to build a unique looking shrine for His Mother,
>a cow called Lakshmi and a muslim man
> Secondly, is there any difference in the shrAddham/
>yearly ceremony procedure for a jivan muktha and
>others ? I've heard once, that the coconut has to
>be kept horizontally in the kumbam/kalasam for a jivan
> Someone kindly explain.
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