[Advaita-l] A news item

Rajaram Venkataramani rajaramvenk at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 14:02:27 CDT 2012

> Rather than just call this a blatant lie and refuse to deal with it, we
> need
> to be aware of details and we need to learn how best to defend our texts
> and our traditions from this kind of misuse. Merely thinking of it all as
> propaganda by "the church" is not really an answer. The bigger danger,
> in my eyes, is that we ourselves, by and large, seem to have lost all
> patience for the values enshrined in our own texts and traditions. Only
> my co-moderator, Jaldhar, seems to have got my point. Perhaps some
> of the silent majority on this list got it too.

> Beyond emphasizing that we need to internalize our own texts a lot more
> effectively, I never intended this thread to transform itself into anything
> else and I would appreciate cooperation from everyone who has weighed
> in so far with comments on this topic.

I do not understand how we internalizing our texts will prevent some one
misusing them. Blaming ourselves for others faults is unjust. However, you
are a deep thinker and would like to understand your solution pl.

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