[Advaita-l] Rudram Chanting in White House

Swamisarvabhutananda via Advaita-l advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org
Fri Oct 10 06:43:42 CDT 2014

Knowledge does not restrict the dress code!
As a human being any one is eligible!
But only thing is that they should follow the methodology properly.

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> On 10-Oct-2014, at 5:04 pm, Venkatesh Murthy via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Namaste,
> Americans are now chanting Rudram in White House.
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7kbc0oFQGQ#t=41
> This is good news. But questions -
> How can they chant and listen wearing pants and shoes? If I have to say
> Rudram I have to wash hands and feet, wear Panche and remove shirt, put
> Tripundra but why no such rule in America? They teach Vedas to people in
> pants and shoes?
> Second question. How are we sure they have done Upanayana before learning
> Vedas? Are they wearing Yajnopavita? If they are wearing Yajnopavita how
> did they become Dvijas, being born in Mlechcha race? Who converted them?
> Does our Sastras allows conversion of Mleccha Jati to Dvija?
> -- 
> Regards
> -Venkatesh
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