[Advaita-l] mleccha-s not eligible to take Hinduism??

Kathirasan K brahmasatyam at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 02:11:05 CDT 2012

Interestingly your response was one of the most 'non-traditional' responses
I have ever encountered in years. :)

On 27 June 2012 14:26, श्रीमल्ललितालालितः <
lalitaalaalitah at lalitaalaalitah.com> wrote:

> *श्रीमल्ललितालालितः <http://www.lalitaalaalitah.com/>
> lalitAlAlitaH <http://dooid.com/lalitaalaalitah>*
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Kathirasan K <brahmasatyam at gmail.com
> >wrote:
> > Personally, I wish that these conservatives don't pick and choose what
> > suits their cause and leave out scriptural injunctions that they
> themselves
> > do not follow. This is also hypocrisy in one form. One good example will
> be
> > the few 'conservative' sannyasis of today who despite knowing the rules
> of
> > sannyasa, don't wish to follow it to the letter. But they would be quick
> to
> > point out how everyone else is not following scriptural injunctions.
> >
> You are correct in pointing hypocrisy.
> But if a person knowing scriptures is allowed only when he fully follows
> the read things, then I don't think you can bring anyone in front of me to
> tell anything about scriptures as it is very easy to find faults in people.
> So, the practical way is that those who have studied enough tell things to
> others, irrespective of their own ability to follow the studied things.
> This is what you all do. We all do. You don't and can't do everything you
> read. That's limitation of ability. But, a person who has limited ability
> to follow scriptures may have unlimited capacity of study and decide things
> related to scriptures. Both are different things and depend on different
> qualities. So, in that case following such person is needed very much.
> Another thing, truth is truth even if it is told by a person who is not
> behaving according to it. Fire will not leave you unburned if you don't put
> faith on words of a man who is not following scriptures in every way.
> So, it is for better of all to follow scriptures, irrespective of other
> people. Don't depend on other people's behavior to determine truth. You
> will suffer more than them most probably.
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