[Advaita-l] vedic yajna
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 23 21:27:38 CST 2011
It is probably worth thinking as to why Manu asked the meat to be consecrated before taking.
From: Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com>
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The Manu Smriti- http://sanskritdocuments.org/all_pdf/manusmriti.pdf
55. 'Me he (mam sah)' will devour in the next (world), whose
flesh I eat in this (life); the wise declare this (to be) the real
meaning of the word 'flesh' (mamsah).
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 6:47 PM, Raghav Kumar <raghavkumar00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Eating Mamsa is sin because Mamsa means Mam So Atti, He will eat me.
>> Who will eat whom? If you eat Mamsa today the animal will eat you in
>> next Janma. The eating is reversed in the next Janma. The knowers of
>> Dharma Sastra say this.
> Sri Venkatesh ji
> Namaste. I have heard ISKCON too refer to the above dictum - one who
> eats an animal's meat thereby is liable to be eaten by that animal in
> a future incarnation in a retributive reversal of roles - "maam so
> atti". But is there a specific dharma shastra shloka which clearly
> enunciates the above dictum ? It would be nice if someone knows the
> existence of any such shloka.
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