[Advaita-l] Chanting Gayatri overseas

Sujal Upadhyay sujal.u at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 01:38:45 EDT 2017


Here is the talk on Swadeshi Indology conference 2 which has a speech of
Sri Ravi Shankar Prasad. Dr. Subramanian Swami also gives a keynote.


It is good to listen from the beginning. At 19:19  Ravi Shankar Prasad
Talks about Original Copy of Indian Constitution.

Award function - Swadeshi Indology Conference 2 — Closing Session

>From 1:03.30 Disciples of Brahmarshi Sri Mani Dravid Shanstringal's
disciples are given award.

Rajiv Malhotra Darshan with Kanchi Shankaracharyas to Discuss Common

New Video (I have not seen) - The junior Kanchi Acharya, Sri Vijayendra
Saraswathi, was recently interviewed by Rajiv Malhotra.

Beacon of Knowledge, representative and protector of vedic dharma -
Sringeri Matha has branch in USA and performs shraddha. Sends Pundits from
it's gurukuls and Brahmarshi Sri Mani Dravid Shanstringal's disciples
accept award at the hand of Sri Rajiv Malhotra ji. They associate with a
foreigner. Sri Kanchi Shankaracharya ji and Junior Shankracharya ji also
appreciate his works nad both exchange books. There are some Brahmins
present at the meeting. All of these institutions and gentleman are men of
lofty characters and knowers of dharma.

Now I am curious to see the response of knowledgeable members.
There is smile on my face and a little bit of mischief in my heart :D

Breaking of ghata (symbolizing excommunication and breaking of bond with
foreign Hindus / Brahmins), no shraddha possible at mleccha land (foreign
land), Brahmins loosing brahminhood, why can't they (pundits) come back to
India, why not practice svadharma in Bharat. What is their purpose for
traveling to Mleccha land ?? economical reasons??


On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 11:19 PM, Sujal Upadhyay <sujal.u at gmail.com> wrote:

> Pranams
> Have a look at biographies of priests
> http://svbf.org/our-priests
> Also noted that they perform shrādha either at temple or at home. You can
> check second last page of calender. They also have rates card which
> mentions seva-s like  different kinds of pUja-s, homa-s, and also shrAdha
> All these in a matha in USA which it says is affiliated with sringeri
> matha.
> Confused, surprised, happy, sad all mixed emotions in me. What to say!!!!
> Sorry Sri Vidyasankar ji for mentioning your name. Never took it
> sarcastically. No offenses please. I personally feel you did a great
> service. I am saying it from the bottom of my heart.
> Secondly, Sri Rajiv Malhotra ji is working very hard to defend our dharma.
> Now Indian Govt is helping him indirectly. Sri Ravi Sankar Prasad, a
> cabinet Minister gave a speech in his conference .
>  Importantly he is getting support from Sri Mani Dravid Srastringal and
> his students. He even gave awards to him or may be his disciples for their
> contribution. Rajivji lives in USA and he has given award to Disciples of
> Sri Mani Dravid Srastringal. They accepted this award.
> What traditionalists could not do he did it. He opposed Wendy and her
> children I.e. her disciples, shendon Pollack and others. But he may be
> impure as per our shāstras.
> Can't go against shāstras. Can't stop appreciating his hard work. Problem
> hai. What to do.
> On a lighter note Sriramji, I am reminded how much you love Dr. Zakir Naik
> (PBUH). Even my blood used to boil when I saw his videos. I guess
> traditionalists didn't responded well or did They or they are not required
> to?
> Honestly it is always west that stood up against such attacks on our
> dharma.
> Look at the site dedicated to Srila Prabhupada. They have done hard work
> to upload bhagavat Purana and others scriptures. Nothing if that kind from
> India for a long time. There is fit a supersite.  Still there is no
> bhagavat Purana in a way it is put by them. It's s western effort.
> Yes it has nothing to do with nitya karma or rules laid down by shāstras
> but practically it counts. Such portals are an assets for those interested
> in comparative study or to study our own dharma and find references.
> OM
> Sujal
> On Oct 3, 2017 10:45 PM, "Sujal Upadhyay" <sujal.u at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Pranams
>> Please find link of sringeri matha USA
>> http://svbf.org/contact
>> It's in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Detroit and Texas. Those living in USA
>> can talk to them. Have a look at the activities carried out by them. Have
>> look at calender. It can be downloaded from home page.
>> Also note that the prestigious work to put our AchArya's prasthAntrayI
>> commentaries (which includes Brahms sUtra-s) is also supported by some
>> volunteers living in foreign land.
>> One of them, if I remember is our very own Sri Vidyasankar jio, who lives
>> in USA.
>> Any thoughts on this ??
>> Hari OM
>> Sujal
>> On Oct 3, 2017 8:15 PM, "Sujal Upadhyay" <sujal.u at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Pranams Sri Sriramji
>> I cannot understand Telugu or any South Indian language
>> I am Gujarati.  I can understand Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi and English
>> Please either translate the essence or kindly give Hindi translation of
>> video
>> Thank you
>> OM
>> Sujal
>> On Oct 3, 2017 3:48 PM, "Venkata sriram P via Advaita-l" <
>> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
>> Dear Sujalji,
>> Our Sarma Sastrigal's plea to NRIs
>> ..............
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=At6tnQbZWhg&t=417s
>> ..........
>> regs,
>> sriram
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