Fwd: Re: [Advaita-l] Idea of Namaskaram
sjayana at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 5 11:17:32 CST 2005
Forwarding this to the list again today, as my posting yesterday didn't
--- S Jayanarayanan <sjayana at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2005 21:57:21 -0800 (PST)
> From: S Jayanarayanan <sjayana at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Idea of Namaskaram
> To: advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
> Sorry for the delay in my reply.
> --- jaldhar at braincells.com wrote:
> > Kartik: does the gautama dharma sutra refer to namaskara or
> > abhivadanam?
> Neither. The word used by the sUtra is "pUjA". The verse says,
> "samAsamAbhyAM vishhamasame pUjAtaH."
> The chapter is on permitted and prohibited food, so the verse is
> speaking of wrong instances of ceremonial honor, according to
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