Jaladhar's remarks

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Mon Jan 19 03:13:29 CST 1998

On Wed, 7 Jan 1998, Dev Thakur wrote:

> It's seems to me, that you cannot exclude women or foreigners without
> directly contradicting the essence of Advaita.

Why not?  Many of our greatest Advaitins have.  Also please note we are
talking about the Vedas.  Other people may learn from shastras inspired by
the Vedas such as Puranas, Ramayana etc.

> Also: is it not true that
> during the early Vedic period (India's Golden Age), women were given an
> almost equal (if not equal status)?

Monday January 19, 1997 is as much the Vedic Golden Age as any other
moment and no they weren't.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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