[Advaita-l] ’atiraatram' - a Vedic ritual coming up in Kerala

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Mon Apr 18 22:56:55 CDT 2011

On Mon, 18 Apr 2011, V Subrahmanian wrote:

> Also, in the Kerala yajna photographs that we have just seen, the ritviks
> are all clad in white.  In Bangalore and Sringeri I have seen these clad in
> yellow.  Maybe this, along with the shikhA, mundanam, etc. is a deshAchAra.

I think this is the most likely explanation.  It should be noted that in 
the katyayana shrautasutra, the mundana at an ishti or higher yajna is 
said to be optional.  (keshashmashru vapate va.ashikham 2.1.9)

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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