[Advaita-l] Advaita-l Digest, Vol 95, Issue 25
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Tue Jun 26 12:07:40 CDT 2012
There is no prayoga to convert one from one varna to another,neither there
is a prayoga to
induct to sanatana dharma from other religions let this be clear from
dharma shastra point of view.
From: Venkata sriram P <venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>
> To: advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
> Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 21:30:36 +0800 (SGT)
> Subject: [Advaita-l] mleccha-s not eligible to take Hinduism??
> What is the definition of a mlEccha and re all westerners mlEcchAs ? Need
> to be careful in categorizing.
> Actually, that westerner who approached the Acharya was bent upon
> establishing a church in Sringeri and hence the teaching was directed to
> him alone. It was this orthodox peeTa which is responsible for
> reconverting couple of *mlEcchAs* into hindufold under the supervision of
> vidyAraNya namely harihararAya & bukkarAya.
> So, *lOkOyaM bhAratavarSaH* says the amarakOsa. If one possess the grand
> & noble vision of sloka *mAtA cha pArvati dEvO pitA dEvO mahEshwaraH /
> bAndhavAH shivabhaktAscha swadEshO bhuvanatrayaM*, one can take the
> westerners into the hindu fold. Once they come into our fold, they become
> *shUdrAs*. Let they undergo shUdra saMskAra as per shUdra kamalAkara
> Not to nitpick, why then chaNDI yAgAs & rudrahOmAs are being conducted in
> *mlEccha dEsAs* now with the approval of current acharya? Why then vEda
> mantrAs are chanted
> loudly in loudspeakers when shUdrAs are not entitled to listen to them.
> That aside, most of the westerners are extremely far better than some of
> the half-baked
> hindus who boast of their heritage & culture and never care for sanAtana
> You know there is a saying in telugu and the true translation of that in
> english is
> *my grandfathers consumed lots of ghee; if you want to test, come and
> smell my palm".
> This is how our so-called brahmins have become.
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