[Advaita-l] Mahaan Sri P.S.Ananthanarayana Vajapeyayajee (Musiri Periyava)
Raghav Kumar Dwivedula
raghavkumar00 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 9 00:39:17 EST 2020
Thank you Ramakrishnan ji for the explanation of how when a vedic padapATha
'AB' is chanted in jaTA mode viz., ABBAAB, then the sandhi at AB, being
vedic, follows laxana vedic grammar rules, while the other sandhis at BB,
BA, and AA follow pANiniyan sandhi rules.
On Sat, 8 Feb, 2020, 5:58 AM 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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