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

Kathirasan K brahmasatyam at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 04:47:06 CDT 2012

Namaste Bhaskarji,

Here is the verse:

abraahmaNaad adhyaayanam aapatkaale vidhiiyate |
anuvrajyaa ca zuzruuSaa yaavad adhyaayanaM guroH ||

On 27 June 2012 17:35, Bhaskar YR <bhaskar.yr at in.abb.com> wrote:

> 2.241. It is prescribed that in times of distress (a student) may learn
> (the Veda) from one who is not a Brahmana; and that he shall walk behind
> and serve (such a) teacher, as long as the instruction lasts.
> praNAms Sri Kathirasan prabhuji
> Hare Krishna
> Kindly clarify whether words within brackets are translators 'extra'
> additions to the original Sanskrit shlOka!!??  IMHO, it should be a aparA
> vidye or loukika vidye and not vaidika vidye or vedAdhyayana.  I think,
> the statement ' in times of distress' shows that a distressed person
> should learn through whatever means  available to get rid of his
> sufferings.  Anyway, I welcome your clarification with regard to this.
> Hari Hari Hari Bol!!!
> bhaskar
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