[Advaita-l] vedic yajna

Venkatesh Murthy vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 04:24:47 CST 2011


On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:
> Not correct. Beef is prohibited  by Vedas, Smruti and Sistachara. What
> more do you want? Other meat can be eaten by non Brahmins but Brahmins
> cannot eat even other meat. This is for South Indian Brahmins. For
> North Indian Brahmins beef is prohibited. We have to respect Desha and
> Kala in Dharma discussion. There can be changes because of Desha and
> Kala.
> praNAms Sri Venkatesh prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
> No,  on the other hand, as I told you earlier, there are plenty of
> maNtra-s in rig veda, shatapata brAhmaNa, manu smruti etc. where you can
> find (unless there is a 'special' interpretation to this as per yuga
> dharma) meat/beef eating is well within the vedic saMpradAya.  During the
> course of the discussion in some group, I was told that in shatapata
> brAhmaNa rishi yajnAvalkya admits of beef eating by him coz. it is soft
> and tasty :-))...but I donot remember any reference to this.  And shankara
> himself in bruhadAraNyaka without going to interpret br. mantra in a
> superfluous way  simply says uksha is rishabha..and manu smruti too talk
> these things in a clear way without room for any ambiguity.  But I do
The Nirnaya Sindhu author Kamalakara Bhatta read all the Vedas the
Smrutis, the Puranas and more before writing in Kali Yuga Beef is
Banned. He knew what you have written and more.  Do you think you are
more knowledgeable than him? If yes how?

> Since I see no further benefits from this discussion & non-veg items are
> not in my menu card, I shall stop my discussion in favor of
> non-vegetarianism:-))

> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar




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