[Advaita-l] Re: More on Paurusha
Prasad Ramamurthy Kadambi
kaupeenavanta at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 00:46:13 CST 2006
Dear *Viswanathan N,*
On 12/6/06, Viswanathan N <vishy1962 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> With due apologies, I disagree with the above statement. What is Dharma?
> Isnt't it totally relative! Doing yajnas alone cant be dharma. For a
> butcher , butching is Dharma (hope you recall the story of rishi who burnt a
> bird, going for biksha, guided to a butcher by devote housewife)
*Yes* for a butcher butching is his dharma, but in the similar way we too
have our dharma and that is doing yagna. Jaldhar is right in saying that
doing yagna is our dharma as butching is to butcher :)
> Adi Shankara on devotion !!
> सत्यपि भेदापगमे नाथ तवाहं न मामकीनस्त्वम् !
> सामुद्रो हि तरङ्गः क्कचन समुद्रो न तरङ्गः !!
> "Even when there is no distinction between us, O Lord, I am yours and not
> You mine, for the wave is of the ocean and ocean is never of the wave".
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