[Advaita-l] Interesting info on Krishnaashtami day.

Prasad Ramamurthy Kadambi kaupeenavanta at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 23:42:46 CDT 2012

Namaste !!

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 5:51 AM, Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>wrote:

> On Thu, 9 Aug 2012, kuntimaddi sadananda wrote:
>  Your vision of sanatana dharma obviously differs from theirs and I happen
>> to concurr with theirs. I am reminded of Bhagavan Ramanuja preaching on the
>> top of his voice the secred matra that he learned from his teacher to
>> everybody to uplift the masses, even though he was told that he will incurr
>> an eternal sin for doing that.
> Not this old chestnut again.  Ramanujas views on vedadhikara are exactly
> the same as Shankaracharya and Ravi Chandrashekhara.  This came up before
> in the megathread and I posted a link to his exact words.
> See http://www.sacred-texts.com/**hin/sbe48/sbe48131.htm<http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/sbe48/sbe48131.htm>and onwards.
>    What is dharma and what is adharma is very difficult to differentiate
>> at times - says our  scriptures.
> Sometimes.  But not this time.  It takes willful ignorance to
> misunderstand what the shastras are saying on this topic.
> To me this is the real scandal.  Not that other people are interested in
> learning our customs but Indians are so uninterested.

You spoke my words, this is the truth.

> --
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>
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