[Advaita-l] Sava yajnas

Karthik Subramanian karthikvathula at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 30 00:33:40 CST 2015

It's not just the Sringeri tradition that has placed emphasis on both Dharma/Karma and Jnana. It is Acharya Shankara Bhagavadpada's teaching itself and not just him, but also by the preceptors of other vedantas, namely Visishtadvaita and Dvaita. Shankaracharya Himself emphasized on both these margas and elaborates on them very well in the Sopana Panchakam (aka, Sadhana Panchakam), the opening lines of which are clear indicators - Vedo Nityam adhiiyataam taduditam karmasu anushtiiyataam. Regards,
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Dear Animeshji and others,

I would not discourage anyone from studying the Vedas. It is the duty of
every BrAhmaNa to study the Vedas and if he is proficient he should also
teach others. After all, as many people know, Shri Vidhushekhara Bharati
Svaminah of Sringeri is proficient in the Vedas and comes from a family of
Vedic experts who even performed the VAjapeya YAga. You can see videos
where he has recited Vedic hymns. The Sringeri tradition has always placed
emphasis on both Dharma and JnAna, the reason being it is not possible for
one whose mind has not been cleansed by the Karmas in accordance with
Dharma to take up the path of JnAna. I agree there may be exceptions, which
are quite rare, but this is a general rule and it is to be respected.

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