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Re: Prappatti

From: Anand Karalapakkam (anand_at_engr.uconn.edu)
Date: Sat Apr 10 1999 - 10:09:32 PDT

>
> Sri:
> Sri Lakshminrusimha ParabrahmaNE namaha
> Sri Lakshminrusimha divya pAAdukA sEvaka SrivaNN-
> SatakOpa Sri nArAyaNa yateendra mahAdESikAya namaha
>
> namO nArAyaNA.
>

   Dear Sri Krishna,

> --------------------------------
>   summary :
>   Bhakti yOga ie. upAsana doesn't end in prapatti (done
>   for moksham). UpAsana is a separate route , prapatti
>  (for moksham) is a separate route. Both are valid routes
>  to be adopted by a mumukshu according to his/her
>  qualification/taste etc.
> [Krishna Kalale]
>
>  ------------------------------
> [Krishna Kalale]  NO Bhakti yoga will end in prapatti! (one has to
> understand the details clearly before opposing this statement).  I was
> waiting to call Dr. N.S Anantharangachar. I did call him last night.  I
> have some thing to say here though.  He explained all these clearly.  I did
> do some research in to this.  I will write about this soon in detail.
>  Please bear with me.

    In  your posting, you have not explained anything contradictory to
 what adiyEn posted earlier. In your posting, you have only told that
 Bhakti and Prapatti are two alternative routes to different adhigAris
 and that  a bhakti yOgi may choose to opt for prapatti ( say he is
unable to wait further etc). You have not posted that bhakti  _will_
 end in prapatti performed for moksham.

  Can you please clarify whether  you still claim that bhakti (upAsanA)
  _will_  end with prapatti (for moksham) , while in the same breath
  maintain that bhakti and prapatti are two different sAdhyOpAyAs ?

  thanks.

>
>   adiyEn rAmAnuja dAsan
>   ananthapadmanAbha dAsan
>   krishNArpaNam