[Advaita-l] mleccha-s not eligible to take Hinduism??

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Mon Jul 16 06:25:38 CDT 2012

Kanchi Paramacharya states not following Shastra is bad but going against it like an-adhikaris is worse . This is in his book Hindu Dharma. This in reference to those that say if Brahmins don't perform Sandhya, etc What's wrong if a European undergoes upanayana.

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On Jul 16, 2012, at 3:26 AM, श्रीमल्ललितालालितः<lalitaalaalitah at lalitaalaalitah.com> wrote:

> Thanks for not blaming for unsaid words. Even then read reply.
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> On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Shyam Subramanian <shyamsub at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Why is this shAstra-viruddha behaviour less shAstra-viruddha than
>> the upanayanam of a Westerner being done by his guru?
> I hinted already.
> (1)non-performance is a-shAstrIyatva in case of dvija-s and it causes pApa.
> In some cases they have prAyashchitta. Some pApa-s have no prAyashchitta
> and dvija-s stained with such pApa are kept out of caste and veda-s.
> (2)And, such dvija people, who are not performing duties, are not imagining
> vidhi-s according to kAma, etc.
> (3)And, they are not deceiving by propagating their imagination.
> (1)Practices of these missions are not based on shAstra-s, so they are
> a-shAstrIya. So, being not based on shAstra-s is a-shAstrIyatva of such
> kriyA-s.
> (2)They are creating(imagining) vidhi-s. This imagination is again not
> based on shAstra-s. So, imagining independent of shAstra-s is again other
> type of a-shAstrIyatva.
> And their vidhi-s can't guarantee you anything. Why ? dharma is known by
> only veda-s and those who follow it, either words or people. And, human
> can't know dharma without veda-s. So, people following their such words are
> doing that in vein.
> (3)So, what they are doing is just deceiving in name of vaidika-dharma.
> They use signs and name of veda-s and smR^iti-s and shA~Nkara-saMpradAya,
> etc. and show to people that they are following them while they are
> propagating something which has bases in duShTa-puruSha and opposed to
> veda-s, saMpradAya, etc.
> The word a-shAstrIya means : (1) not based on shAstra-s (2) based on
> duShTa-puruSha (3) opposed to shAstra-s.
> You can easily understand that all are applicable to mentioned practices of
> these institutions while  dvija-s, who are just not following their duties,
> are ashAstrIya in the sense that they are not doing their duties.
> They are different.
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