[Advaita-l] Idea of Namaskaram

S Jayanarayanan sjayana at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 4 23:57:21 CST 2005

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 Shankara.


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