[Advaita-l] In defense of Advaita and Vivarta-Vada

Sujal Upadhyay sujal.u at gmail.com
Sat Nov 23 10:09:24 CST 2013

Nitin: I agree that shastra-s have to be applied practically an so
practical aspect has to be focused.
Ravi: I agree :)



Sujal Upadhyay

"To disconnect from the self and to become Aware of anything else is
nothing but unhappiness" - Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi

He who has faith has all
He who lacks faith, lacks all
It is the faith int he name of lord that works wonders

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:09 PM, ravi chandrasekhara <vadhula at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Pranam,
> In my post, it should say : socially and legal it is ok but not proper as
> per shastras. Unfortunately many due to self will or circumstances are not
> aligned with their varna by birth and hence these discussions and arguments
> arise. It has happened in the past, e.g., Ashwathamma, Ravana, etc. But
> maybe more frequent in Kali Yuga ?
> Ravi Chandrasekhara
> On Friday, November 22, 2013 11:15 AM, Nithin Sridhar <
> sridhar.nithin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Varna by birth has lost much of its meaning today as people have forsaken
> their duties. Today many non-brahmins exhibit Brahmin temperaments and many
> Brahmins exhibit other temperaments. Hence, Jati is not in alignment with
> Guna, due to this determination of one's Varna Dharma has become
> complicated.
> - Nithin

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