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

D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ dvnsarma at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 07:09:02 CDT 2011

Yes. This is a case of contradictory injunctions concerning 'shodasi'.
It is resolved by Purva Mimamsa by saying that in such case taking
'Shodasi' is optional.

Purva Mimamsa does not answer the question " Why there should be
contradictory injunctions at all?".


On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 11:59 AM, V Subrahmanian
<v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>wrote:

> There is a vedavAkyam: '*अतिरात्रे*. *षोडशिनं* गृह्णाति' 'नातिरात्रे *
> षोडशिनं* गृह्णाति' that is quoted by Shankaracharya in the BhAShya/s.  Is
> this sentence related to the above ritual?
> Regards,
> subrahmanian.v
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