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Bhadraiah Mallampalli vaidix at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 27 09:08:33 CST 2009

>>The vedic people of Buddha's time did not have a better argument
>>against him, so they converted.
>This was your statement and not mine. You are throughly confused.
Yes I was aware of that fact. I was just explaining further about my own
>>and only those who get brahmajnanam end cycle of birth an death.
 >Brahmajnanam cannot be obtained by riruals alone. Adi Sankaracharya did>not say that Brahmjnanam can be obtained by rituals alone. You need to
>read Adi Sankaracharya's work again and that too carefully. A Brahmajnani
>too will have to do his nitya naimittic Karma. Any action of a Brahmajnani
>is niskama karma. A Brahmajnanai does not shun the essential work. 
Yes I already confirmed what you said, unless there was a typo or a
missing comma. There was no dispute with you. 
My argument was something else, about the devayana marga being
qualified as brahmajnana. 
I now want to tag on pitryana marga also as qualified as brahmanjana,
provided shrti gives extremely detailed instructions for meditation as well! If
such a rare Shruti is to be every found which has instructions for doing the
yajna as well as for meditation (re; knowledge of devas), simply following
the prescribed the rites prescribed by such a shurti would qualify as
Taking this further (to ridiculous levels?) even non-performance is
brahmajnana when a guru standing before this person explains how deep
this person fell due to such non-performance and then provides a detailed
instructions for rites which include meditation methods. Logically this is
same as your akarma or nishkama karma. 
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