[Advaita-l] essays by Sri.Vidhusekhara Bhattacharya ??
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Sun Aug 18 07:01:28 CDT 2013
Sri Paramarthananda also says the same in his discourse about Samskaras.R.Krishnamoorthy.
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On 18-Aug-2013, at 10:46 AM, Swami Sarvabhutananda <swami.sarvabhutananda at gmail.com> wrote:
> A human birth in any jAthi-Brahman/Kshatriya/ Vaiishya/sUdra are one only
> jhAti jivAs!
> Every one has to evolve to the status of brAhmanA!
> Swami Sarvabhutananda
> On Sunday, August 18, 2013, Venkata sriram P <venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>
>> Namaste Advaitins,
>> I am in search of Sri.Vidhusekhara Bhattacharya who was a great scholar
> in mimamsa,
>> tarka and vedanta. He was a great thinker too.
>> He wrote some scholarly essays on mimAmsa sutras of "bAdari" (not the
> bAdarAyaNa). As per Bhattacharya, he showed the pramANAs for the upanayana
> of shUdrAs and their participation in
>> vaidika karma kANDa as per the bAdari sUtrAs vide series 6.1.25 to 6.1.38.
>> According to bAdari, even shUdrAs are also called "dwijAs" after their
> upanayana samskAra as mentioned in the above sUtrAs. Sri Vidhusekhara
> Bhattacharya also refers the shAbara bhASya for mimAmsa who too supported
> the participation of shUdrAs in yajnAs (vide shabara & karka bhASya).
>> In darshapUrNamAsa iSTi, while approaching the "haviSkrut" (the one who
> prepares the havish), a brAhmaNa should approach the haviSkrut and asks for
> it with the pada "Ehi"; similarly, a kSatriya should ask with the pada
> "Agahi"; similarly, the vaishya should ask with the pada "Adrava" and a
> shUdra should ask the havish with the pada "AdhAma". This is mentioned
> even in shatapatha brAhmaNa (vide 1-1-4-2).
>> Shabara Swami also advises the diksha vidhi for shudras who are
> participating in vaidika karma kANDa and instructs them to have only
> "dadhi" (curd) prepared from vyAghra-kSeera (milk of tiger) and further
> goes to the extent that even shUdrAs have got the adhikAra for sOma-pAna
> (vide shatapatha brAhmaNa 188.8.131.52).
>> Any directions / pointers for the whereabouts of these essays of Sri
> Vidhusekhara Bhattacharya would be highly appreciated.
>> I want to read in original what exactly is written in that. Some of the
> essays were translated into telugu by a great telugu scholar, poet by name
> brahmasri shatAvadhAni veluri sivarama sastry garu.
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