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D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ dvnsarma at gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 00:05:39 CST 2013

The father of Nivrittidev, Jnanadev, Sopanadev and Muktabai is a famous
case of one reverting to grihastasrama after taking sanyasa
from Swami Ramanand after lying to his guru. He and his children had to pay
very heavily for that.


On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 9:32 PM, Abhishek Madhyastha
<abhishek046 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Namaste,
> I was asked by a person on my page about an incident in his personal
> life about his grandfather taking sanyasa in anger. He wants to know
> whether it is possible to go back to grihastashrama given the
> circumstances that he lied to his Guru. Here's the question he's
> asked:-
> My nana (mother's father) use to wear pitambar as cloth, khadau in
> feet, jata on head for last 25 years but didnt take sanyas nd was
> living wid his family,
> but there would alwayz some misconception btween him and whole family
> many times he ran away frm home
> but dis tym due to some misunderstanding  he went to kumbh in anger nd
> there he lied dat he has not any family behind him and he is alone ,
> nd asked a guru to give him sanyas,
> when family members in search of him went to kumbh he was already a
> sanyasi ,
> when family members met with the guru den he told dat, as he(my nana)
> lied to him so he can revert to grihasth jeevan.
> Is it possible to go in the reverse order in the ashrama dharma just
> because he lied to get sanyasa. Is there any provision in the shastras
> under such circumstances?
> Regards,
> Abhishek Madhyastha
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