[Advaita-l] vedic yajna
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Fri Nov 25 04:23:22 CST 2011
On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 15:50, Venkatesh Murthy <vmurthy36 at gmail.com> wrote:
> This line of argument is faulty. If only theory is known and practice
> is different from theory there is no use of this theory. If theory is
> saying Madhuparka must have meat and practice is saying Madhuparka
> does not have meat it is clear practice is the winner of the contest.
> Adi Sankara may have studied Mimamsa theory but when practice is
> different we cannot take the theory words as direct meaning. We have
> to take indirect meaning to satisfy the practice. He said Bull Meat
> but in practice there is no Bull meat. Also in practice we know to
> make son learned he must study hard. He will not become learned
> because his father ate meat and impregnated his mother.
If practice has no basis in scriptures (called by you as theory), then why
are you giving medal to practice ? Don't show bias and always remember that
we don't do anything blindly. We need pramANa to support practice.
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