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Wondering

From: Manjula V Vangipuram (manjula_at_miller.cs.uwm.edu)
Date: Thu Aug 03 1995 - 15:26:09 PDT

Well here is a start to the discussion .. please try and help me out
with this one.

Well What is the difference between Brahmins/SriVaishnavas?
 Other than the known one that is brahmins follow shiva and
 sri-vaishnavas follow vishnu.  Even I can give that reason.
 I guess I am looking a for a more detailed reason.  I looked
 into a few books spent over 200 dollars on them .. just so I
 can find out the difference .. may be one of you scholars
 can clarify that for me.

Another thing I have always wondered is.. well what is the
difference between Iyengars and Sri-vaishnava's why is it
that where ever I go I here tamilians say that Iyengars are 
better and telugus say Sri-vaishnavas are better .. what happens
to people like us who are originally tamil iyengars but settled
in Andhra.

Please I am asking these questions because I ignorant ..
in this aspect of our culture .. therefore please
forgive me if I made any derogatory comments.

Manjula. V. Vangipuram


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