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Fwd: Re: Fwd: Upakarma and Gayathri Japam

From: Ram Anbil (
Date: Wed Aug 01 2001 - 19:57:43 PDT

Dear Bhagavatas:
This will be the last posting on the subject.You may follow the advice of 
your Acharya.
Anbil Ramaswamy

>Subject: Re: Fwd: Upakarma and Gayathri Japam
>Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 09:06:37 +0800
>Dearest Sri Anbil mama,
>You may like to send (if you are convinced) this email to SriRangaSri and 
>bhakti list so that people are not confused on dates. Still I see emails 
>(recent from Santhanam) in SriRangaSri about the dates.

You are a better judge

Narayana Narayana
Forwarded by Madhav Vasudevan/SGLUM/ABB on
08/02/2001 09:01 AM

To:   "Ram Anbil" <> @ INTERNET@ABB_NOTES
>cc:   "Muralidhar Rangaswamy" <> @
>Subject:  Re: Fwd: Upakarma and Gayathri Japam (Document link: Madhav
>       Vasudevan)
SrImathE Gopaladesikay Mahadesikaya namah:
>Dearest Sri Anbil mama and Sri Muralidhar,
>adiyEn checked with my father after reading Sri Anbil mama's email.
>My father (who has been reciting Veda ParayaNam daily at Ashramam)
>confirmed that asmadhAchAryan had indicated only August 4th as yajur 
>upAkarama and Gayatri japam.
>Being most compassionate, It appears Swamy (as matter of concession to few 
>who have mentioned difficulty performing both on the same day) has found 
>(unearthed) pramANams from Gautama Dharma sUthrAs to accommodate Sunday 
>obeservance of Gayatri also. He informed (or has given an amendment) day 
>What a compassionate Acharyan! So strict in his adherance and so flexible 
>and accommodative towards us.

>For your info, all Acharyas (Navalpakkam, Kanchipuram, as well as mutts, 
>Periyasramam) have declared only Aug 4th as the Upakarmam and Gayatri.
>This is for your information.
>Narayana Narayana
>aDiyEn dAsan

> >From:
> >To:
> >Subject: Upakarma and Gayathri Japam
> >Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 14:14:20 -0000
> >
> >Sri:
> >
> >SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,
> >
> >Dear Bhaktas,
> >
> >Adiyen consulted H.H. Srimad Andavan Swami of Srimad Poundarikapuram
> >Ashramam for observance of upakarma and Gayathri Japam. H.H. said
> >that upakarma day is on August 4 and Gayathri Japam must be performed
> >on August 5. H.H. cited pramANams from the Gautama Dharma Sutras.
> >For Samavedins, upakarma is on August 22, and Gayathri Japam must be
> >performed on the August 5.
> >
> >Namo Narayana,
> >
> >SriMuralidhara Dasan

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