Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Fri Feb 4 18:38:35 CST 2000

On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Ashish Chandra wrote:

Are the rules for Sannayaasis
> different. Swami Vivekananda and Paramhansa Yoganandanda both spent a good
> deal of time outside India. (They weren't Brahmins but does that matter in
> terms of the injunction of not travelleing over the seas?)

I wonder why there is a rule for sannyasis at all?  For the grhasthas I ca
understand there could be injunctions but I would think sannyasis would be
beyond all that.  FWIW, it seems to be a very ancient custom though.  Jain
monks also do not travel outside India.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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