[Advaita-l] my query

Ravisankar Mayavaram via Advaita-l advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
Sun Sep 21 16:41:12 CDT 2014

When I discussed this my friend, he mentioned that he was  told by his guru
to follow this method and he has been doing that for many years.  There are
some who practice it. I was also told that if that is not done that way, a
new yajnopavitam is required every time we start a new deva/pitr karma.

Yes, for many of us the question of suddenly starting a new system is

(On a side note, I am fascinated by your interest in making known atharva
veda traditions. Last year, I learnt from a local teacher in Austin,
gaNapati atharvasheerSha in atharva version, there are differences in
shanti mantra etc. I did not compare the svara markings with the text in
mantra pushpam. But most people chant using what is available in RK
Missions' mantra pushpam)


2014-09-21 1:29 GMT-05:00 Animesh via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>:

> Srī mātre namah
> Namaste
> Thank you for clarifying my query.
> But even if yagnopavitham should be wear like garland then also what about
> current practice.
> How can we stop the current practice and start wearing yagnopavitham in
> garland position.
> significance of the verse: Sikhaam pundramcha sootramcha samayaachaarameva
> cha, poorvairaacharitam kuryaat anyathaa patito bhavet (शिकाम् पुण्ड्रम्च
> सूत्रम्च पूर्वैराचरितम् समयाचारमेव पूर्वैराचरितम् कुर्यात् अन्याया पतितो
> भवेत्)
> I'm sorry for akshara ashuddhi in devnAgri text .
> Regards
> Animesh
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