[Advaita-l] The myth of strict old days
satisharigela at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 18 07:10:47 CDT 2010
>In the older days they
>were following a sricter system to Impart Brahma vidya.
>In the ancient days,the system was very strict unlike
>the present days.
Though unsure as to what exactly you have in mind, these statements are usually
made when there is no correct understanding of Indian History.
Such statements are usually a consequence of mistaking the smR^iti-s for
smR^iti is what some people considered ideal. It is not a record of what people
or society did.
Also unsure of a "stricter system to impart brahma vidya": When one tries to
impart brahma-vidya to one who does not qualify, it is like talking to a wall.
Hence there is no easy or lenient way(compared to a stricter way) of imparting
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