[Advaita-l] Ritual Purity, Svadhyaya, and Commute
v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 00:46:42 CDT 2016
Shankara has said in the Brahma sutra bhashya that deśa, kāla, etc. niyama
is a must for karma (rituals) only and not for Brahma anusandhānam.
On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 1:16 AM, Shashi via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have a question about ritual purity
> and Svadhyaya.
> I recently got a translation of
> Sri Madhusudana Sarasvati's
> Gudartha Dipika which I am excited to study.
> However my commute to work is a good two hours in total on the train.
> I thought I could
> study on the train -
> this is when I have the most
> time that until now I typically spend
> the least effectively
> but I doubt whether that's a
> pure enough environment to
> What are your thoughts
> on Svadhyaya conducted
> outside a sanctified place
> like a puja room or temple.
> and inside a place like a train?
> If it's ok, what does one need
> to do to be ritually pure enough
> to study it there?
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