[Advaita-l] Mahaan Sri P.S.Ananthanarayana Vajapeyayajee (Musiri Periyava)
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Sat Feb 8 22:51:49 EST 2020
Thank you, sir. A link forwarded earlier to Raghav-ji speaks of the same:
On Sun, 9 Feb, 2020, 01:27 Balasubramanian Ramakrishnan via Advaita-l, <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> lakShaNam means Vedic grammar. Vedic grammar has exceptions from pANini in
> things like sandhi, consonant insertions, etc. This is required especially
> for jaTA and ghana modes of recitation since the rules would have to be
> selectively applied. For example jaTA which goes ABBAAB where A and B are
> the pada (words), AB will follow the lakShaNam, whereas BBAA will follow
> the usual rules of sandhi. Of course sandhi is only one aspect of
> On Fri, Feb 7, 2020 at 8:22 AM Raghav Kumar Dwivedula via Advaita-l <
> advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:
> > Namaste Divya ji
> > Thanks for sharing the biographical details of a great Mahatma viz.,
> > Periyava.
> > It is written that he completed Salakshanam after studying Ghana patha.
> > What does Salakshanam mean ? The six vedAnga study plus four other
> > granthas?
> > I saw the expression "dashagrantham" too in this context.
> > Can you please clarify?
> > Thank you
> > Raghav
> > P.S. i also noticed one important dimension to him viz., that "he
> > stressed on
> > many occasions that learning of Vedas was not enough and that Oupasanam,
> > Agnihotram, Somayagam etc are to also be performed". The advice may have
> > been occasioned by the exclusive focus on learning the mantras while
> > somewhat indifferent to veda bhAShya, upAsanA, kalpa etc., that is common
> > in many vedapAThashAlas.
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