[Advaita-l] events during Pitru Paksha
Ravi Chandrasekhara via Advaita-l
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Sat Sep 20 10:16:07 CDT 2014
Jaldhar ane Sujal, tamArun uttar mAte abhAr/dhanyavAd.
I have another question . For those whose parents are alive, outside of nitya karmas, are there any special rituals for a BrAhmaNA gruhastha male during pitru paksh?
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> On Sep 20, 2014, at 2:51, Sujal Upadhyay via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> I would like to add that reformers have taken somethings from us, but in
> return they have not given a replacement. If something is wrong, then
> abonden it, but please give us what is right. It cannot be free culture and
> letting your mind loose.
>> On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 1:19 PM, Sujal Upadhyay <sujal.u at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I agree :)
>> Western influence has had a great impacts on our mind. Unless we show that
>> our system and culture is superior then their then only people will accept
>> them gracefully.
>> Incidents like moral policing, beating up couples hugging in public will
>> not make them accept our culture. It is right thing done in wrong way. This
>> incidence has negative impact. Teaching culture has to be done from
>> grassroot level, from nursery and kg classes. This is not an easy task.
>> On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 12:29 PM, Jaldhar H. Vyas via Advaita-l <
>> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>>> On Sat, 20 Sep 2014, Sujal Upadhyay wrote:
>>> Athiesim in guise of modern thinking is a universal problem.
>>> I would prefer an honest atheist to those hypocrites. Even modern
>>> thinking reformer types who may have warped principles but atleast they
>>> have principles. These types think of nothing but their own convenience.
>>> Like I said it is a problem that will solve itself in one generation. No
>>> matter how much outward show they make, their children will see their
>>> attitude towards dharma is one of contempt. They will not respect it or
>>> their elders and will not seek to perpetuate such a useless culture. With
>>> luck and proper guidance they might find their way to astikata but sadly it
>>> is more likely they will drift away altogether.
>>> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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