[Advaita-l] Ritual Purity, Svadhyaya, and Commute

Venkatesh Murthy vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 09:43:46 CDT 2016


I heard some people saying Madhyanha Sandhya is not according to
Sastric sources. It is not required but some people are doing it.
Morning and evening Sandhya is sufficient.

On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 12:39 PM, V Subrahmanian
<v.subrahmanian at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Venkatesh Murthy via Advaita-l
> <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>> Namaste
>> Yes the older generation people used to do Sandhya in travelling also.
>> I have seen my grandfather was doing Sandhya on platforms.
>> But younger generation people can take a flight and be in Delhi or
>> Mumbai in a few hours. Once I did Pratah Sandhya and took a flight to
>> Delhi. In Delhi I did Sayam Sandhya in the evening and took the flight
>> back and came home the same day. Madhyanhika is a problem because you
>> can be in meeting and cannot leave.
> During such situations, the Sringeri Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha
> Swaminaḥ, has said that one can do mādhyāhnika immediately after prātaḥ
> sandhya.  In fact there are many known to me who have to leave home early
> for school, college or office, who do both the sandhyas and even brahma
> yajnam before leaving home.
> vs



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