[Advaita-l] vyAsa - a portfolio
Siva Senani Nori
sivasenani at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 28 10:21:04 CDT 2011
Well, vyAsapITham is the same in Telugu as well.
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> From: Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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> On Sat, 26 Mar 2011, Venkata sriram P wrote:
> > Namaste,
> > Kurma Purana names 27 vyAsAs in Vaivasvata Manvantara. They are:
> > svAyaMbhuva manu, prajApati, shukrAchArya, brihaspati,
> > sUrya, yama, dEvEndra, vashiShTha, sArasvata, tribhuvana,
> > riShabha, sujEta, dharma, suchakSha, trayyAruNi, dhananjaya,
> > kritanjaya, rutanjaya, bharadwAja, Gautama, vAchashrava,
> > nArAyaNa, triNabindu, vAlmiki, shakti, parAshara, jAtukarNa,
> > kriShNadvaipAyana.
> > Devi Bhagavata mentions 28th vyAsa as “ashwatthAma”.
> The Vishnupurana says DrauNi "son of droNa" which means the same. I find this
>curious because Ashvatthama is a rather villainous character in the Mahabharata
>being responsible for the slaughter of the children of the Pandavas.
> > Generally we don't find in South but in North, whoever expounds the purANa,
>first his seat is worshipped with flowers which is called "vyAsa gaddi". The
>crossed stand to keep the holy books is called "vyAsa pIth".
> And the Brahmanas who specialized in the recitation of puranas have the surname
> -- Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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