[Advaita-l] Jayaadi Homam (was: Veda Vyasa Ashtothara)

Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com
Mon Jul 30 16:08:13 CDT 2007

On 7/30/07, Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian <rama.balasubramanian at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/29/07, Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com> wrote:

> The bulk of the mantras in the Apastamba gR^ihya-sUtra are not to be
> found in the samhitA or the shAkhA. I think we can safely assume lots
> of borrowing. Note that the kAThakam, aruNam and the
> svAdhyaaya-braahmaNam are originally from the kAThaka branch, as
> pointed out by BhaTTa bhAskara Mishra. Of course phonetic evidence
> also confirms this traditional view. Now the kAThakam consisting of 3
> chapters forms the 9, 10, 11th chapters of the 3rd aShTakam of the
> brAhmaNam, and the other two are the 1st and 2nd chapters of the
> AraNyakam. This was a wholesale borrowing to say the least.

[slapping forehead]

I should have said, 10th, 11th and 12th chapters above. The 9th is
actually the second part of the ashvamedham.


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