[Advaita-l] vedic yajna

Venkatesh Murthy vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 23:13:13 CST 2011


एवं पूर्वं आचार आसीत् । किंतु कलियुगे वृषभमांसस्थाने छागमासं
प्रयुज्यते । गोमांसस्य सर्वत्र निषिद्धत्वात् ।

Use goat meat instead of bull meat in Kali Yuga because Bull or Cow
meat is prohibited.

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 12:58 AM, Rajaram Venkataramani
<rajaramvenk at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is a question for those who are experts in the procedures of vedic
> yajna. In Brihadaranyaka Upanishad verses leading up to 6.4.18, there is a
> reference to eating rice mixed with milk, curd etc. to get a son
> well-versed in one, two, three and four vedas. I would like to know the
> references to corresponding yajna procedures. I am keen to understand if
> these procedures involve killing a cow or only partaking ghee. The text can
> be more appropriately translated as taking ghee given that the previous
> verses talk about curd, milk etc.



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