[Advaita-l] Advaitic Foods

D.V.N.Sarma డి.వి.ఎన్.శర్మ dvnsarma at gmail.com
Sun Dec 29 17:00:18 CST 2013

Does not "ganja" used by some mendicants in various forms including lehyam
come under advaitic foods?


On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 8:07 PM, Srikanta Narayanaswami <
srikanta.narayanaswami at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Advaitic foods are basically sattvik.A food that is rajasic will only
> kindle desire.This has been said by Sri.Krishna in the Bhagawad Gita in the
> chapter on "Gunatraya Vibhaga Yoga".The Tantra rituals as said by Sri.Sunil
> Bhattacharya is based on "Vamachara"tantra,whose sole aim is gratification
> of the senses.There is no consummation.Even in Yagnas whose sole aim to
> fulfil a desire like gaining the "svarga loka" etc.involves animal
> sacrifice(it is said the animal which is sacrificed reaches "svarga"as it
> is for the purpose of a Yagna".Sri.Krishna in the B.G further says that
> these karmas are endless and are cumulative.They are sinful and leads to
> endless births and deaths.
>     N.Srikanta.
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