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Re: demigod worship

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani_at_alum.calberkeley.org)
Date: Fri Aug 25 2000 - 22:24:20 PDT

Sri Madhavakkannan wrote:
> I am sorry, Sri Mani, if I have spelt out some rahasyam as I was not aware 
> of it. [...] Thanks very much, Sri Mani for 
> "thirutthi paNikOLLu"fying (correcting) adiyEn.

Dear Sri Madhavan,

Please don't apologize! I don't mean to say that rahasyas shouldn't be
discussed at all, but that these subjects need to be approached with 
delicacy in a mixed audience. The idea of Emberumaan being a 'nAyaka'
in the SRngAra-bhAva makes sense only to those who have surrendered to him;
therein, I humbly feel, lies the rahasya.  And I don't mean to correct you 
but to mediate between two honest opinions.

With respect,
dAsan,
Mani


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