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Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Fri Apr 12 11:12:32 CDT 2002

On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, Ravisankar S. Mayavaram wrote:

> Besides, I am willing to help you (to the extent I know -- which is
> very little), if you send me your specific questions. I am not sure
> such a discussion will be of great interest to advaita-L. We can do it
> on ambaa-L.

I don't know, I for one would be interested.  Please crosspost if you
discuss there.


> There is an excellent audio rendering of lalita sahasranaama by one
> M.S.Sheela -- I am sure you are aware of it. Besides there few other.
> There is VERY important one -- that is an audio rendering by kAnchi
> Acharya shrii jayendra sarasvati svamigaL. (side note: Swamiji is
> clearly of the view that lalita sahasranama can be chanted only by
> those who are initiated to shrii vidya [based on phala shruti] or baala
> tripurasundari mantra (based on daxinamurti samhita]. But he is OK with
> people listening to it despite the fact phala shruti says that it
> should be kept as a secret [may be artha vaada])

Lalita Sahasranama is part of Brahmanda Purana which is a "public" work.
Perhaps it is only the esoteric meaning which is secret.  That's what Shri
Bhaskararaya  says about Chandi Patha which as part of the Markandeya
Purana is in the same class.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>
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