[Advaita-l] Sankaracharya's Arrest- Introspection
krishvishy at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 23 08:15:35 CST 2004
--- vishwanthan Krishnamoorthy <krishvishy at yahoo.com>
> The innocence or otherwise of H.H Swamigal cannot be
> proved by this forum as all aspects of the case are
> not available for our perusal.
> Based on the hype generated by the media one gets a
> feeling that all of Hinduism is on trial and not
> the Kanchi seer
> However it is a time for introspection on a lot of
> 1. If the entire event is being orchestrated towards
> political gain or to further the ambition of
> individual/s then we have to devise some mechanism
> which people's faith and beliefs are not shaken by
> such machinations.
> 2. The bedrock principles of Hinduism and the
> philosophy of advaita Vedanata still hold true
> of the incidence. Any attempt by vested interests to
> gain mileage should be documented somewhere. I
> that a weblog be maintained wherein people can log
> such incidence including discrimination/ridiculing
> workplace etc... this will provide a unified forum
> document and set right any such events.
> 3. Unfortunately there have been alleged cases of
> nepotism in the Kanchi Math. It now is the
> responsibility of each individual who believes in
> sanctity of and/or has contributed even a single
> to the Math to see that the Math is upholding the
> principles it was founded on. I suggest that we
> a watchdog organization to do so. Money and
> go hand in hand and a there is a linear
> 4. Though setting up of Hospitals and Schools is a
> laudable effort, however it is not in compliance
> either Mathamnaya or Mahanusasana or any other texts
> governing the Maths.
> If there is a need to get into such activities, the
> Kanchi Math should have set up a separate
> to do so with out the direct involvement of the
> 5. Unfortunately most Maths(Puri, Dwaraka) and
> UpaMaths are mired in controversy, Kanchi and
> are the least controversial. If the trust erodes in
> them, there will be no place to turn too to
> the sastras.
> 6. Lastly everyone should adhere to a dharmic way of
> life. Unless the daily anushtanams prescribed is
> followed no prayers that have been suggested will be
> fruitful. Dharma will protect us only if we sustain
> The checks and balances in the Indian constitution
> weak and to expect the judiciary to function in
> is naive. ground realities leads one to believe that
> the Judicial process is liable to corruption.
> My personal belief is that the H.H Swamigal is
> innocent as it in not possible for a Gayatri upasaka
> to commit such a heinous crime as having a person
> brutally hacked to death (it is not very rational
> I cannot help that).
> --- Bhadraiah Mallampalli <vaidix at hotmail.com>
> > Dear Sri Umakanth Sarma,
> > There is a difference between disorganized sector
> > and organized sector. We
> > can not use the same yard stick for both.
> > A government is an example of organized sector.
> > Organized sector has higher
> > pretensions of being egalitarian and just. So this
> > matter has to be settled
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