[Advaita-l] Chanting gayatri overseas
sanjivendra at gmail.com
Mon Oct 9 19:05:38 EDT 2017
Sincere unrelated question: why would one want to go to Germany for higher studies in our shastra, if India already has many learned teachers and is the source?
> On Oct 9, 2017, at 6:38 AM, Venkata sriram P via Advaita-l <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> Of the Tri Matastha Brahmins only Smaarta and Maadhwa Brahmins follow Varna Ashrama rules strictly
> Not that all vaiSNava yatis are flouting the rules. There are vaiSNava yatis who practice the AchAra very strictly.
> The present Azhagiya Singar of Ahobila Muttam Srivan Satagopa Sri.Ranganatha Yateendra Mahadesikan
> is a great vedic scholar and nityAgnihotri. He is a salakSaNa-ghanApATigal in purvAshrama. A very modest,
> humble & down-to-earth grihastha. He wanted to go to Germany for higher studies in shAstra. But Kanchi
> Paramacharya forbid Him and advised to stay back. Took to nityAgnihotra after marriage.
> After taking sanyAsa, spends His time in anuSTAna and dharma-prachAra. He stays away from
> pomp and riches; walks barefoot and takes cold bath even in chilly cold winter.
> He observes the dharma in 3 ways - with mind, speech and body and hence verily and can aptly
> be called as 'tri-daNdin'.
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