[Advaita-l] Hare Rama
sunil_bhattacharjya at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 20 08:38:34 CST 2013
As regards the "Hare Rama - - - - - " mantra it is given in the Kali-Santarana upanishad, which belongs to the Krishna Yajurveda. Any speculation as to its origin of that mantra in the Radha Tantrta may not have any validity.
On Thursday, December 19, 2013 9:30 PM, D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ <dvnsarma at gmail.com> wrote:
एकाम्रेशगृहेश्वरि शंकरि ... कंजदळायताक्षी कामाक्षि
On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Vidyasankar Sundaresan <
svidyasankar at hotmail.com> wrote:
> There may be historical reasons for manuscript variations or there may
> have been specific doctrinal reasons for different teachers to teach
> different sequences in a mantra. One must remember that a mantra is chanted
> not just once, but many times in succession. So when establishing a saMtati
> in repeating any mantra, one could parse it either way, without getting too
> bothered about which is "correct".
> Surely, you remember the south Indian story about how vAlmIkI could not
> say the word rAma, but could say mara (= tree), so he was taught to repeat
> marA, marA, marA, ... which by continous repetition over time transformed
> into rAma, rAma, rAma, ...
> The possibility of this happening is what is meant by saying that the
> order does not matter.
> > To: advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
> > From: rajaramvenk at gmail.com
> > Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 06:09:25 +0000
> > Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Hare Rama
> > I don't know what you mean the order doesn't matter. No one, advaitin or
> otherwise, should change the mantras in the upanishad. it would be
> whimsical. Like I said there are three textual references (two versions of
> the kali santarana manuscript and radha tantra). We should critically
> evaluate the texts.
> > For this mantra, there is no regulation whatsoever as per the upanishad.
> Does any one know what are the 16 kalas of the jIvA talked of in the
> upanishad please?
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