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From: a c (ac_at_ampsc.com)
Date: Mon Aug 09 1999 - 13:38:05 PDT
Dear friends, Is Namaste considered an appropriate greeting for Vaishnavas? If so, then -- Namaste, As I see it, God is continuously re-creating us all. Before we can consider surrendering to Him or stir a single thought we must first of all exist but this existing in the first place is the gift of God -- a gift which never leaves His hand! As there is no place outside His hand, our giving back to God is really our own realization that we have never been separate (nor could be) from what is continuously creating us. I hope to learn more about the truth of our relationship with God by studying Visistadvaita and practicing the contemplation of the truth as continuously as I can. This is why I asked about "nididhyasana" ( worship in accordance with one of the vidyas?) Even little clues might help quite a bit, so please feel free to email me directly or on the list if you prefer... thanks sincerely, -A.