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Re: code of conduct
Date: Wed Aug 01 2001 - 20:55:00 PDT

Dear Srivaishnavas,

Sri Mani has enlisted the duties of Srivaishnavite women excellently.
I would like to supplement what I had heard from His Holiness
Thirukkudanthai Andavan upanyasams.
Swamy used to humorously say, "Ladies should never offer coffee to their
husbands in the morning, unless they take bath and perform
sandhyavandhanams. They should say "andha jalatthai kottittu vaangO (argyam
:-) ) appadhaan kaappi.:".

Thus, (in addition to the list furnished by Sri Mani), the important duty
of a "married" srivaishnava woman is to put the husband "in place" and on
track.. by asking him to do what is prescribed in Srivaishnava dinacari.

When a man follows the anushtAnam, he gets elevated; Whem a woman does,
even the whole family gets elevated.

We have lot of adrent devotees and BhAgawathas among our lady members of
the list. Our praNAmams to all of them.
maadharaay piRatthaRkE nalla maathavam seydhidal vENdumammA! (One must have
performed lot of severe penance to be born a wonam! (what to talk of Great
Srivaishnava woman!)

akila jagan mAtharam, asmadh mAtharam.
Thaayaar ThiruvadigaLE SaraNam
Narayana Narayana

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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