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Re: sandhyAvandanam and Sri.Shridhar Srinivasan

From: Venkatesh.T.V(FXSL_HO) (
Date: Tue Aug 10 1999 - 11:42:33 PDT

                         Srimathe Narayanaya Namaha

Dear Sri Murali,

AdiyEn would like to clarify your doubts on my statement. If you go 
thro' my earlier lines, please note that adiyEn had clearly written 
that it is the thoughts that should be sacrificed. 

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 The point to note here is, the great bhAgavathA was never 
thinking that he is doing the karma (kartrutvam), it is his job to
clean the temple i.e the work is his (karmam), and the fruit for doing
so is mOksham (phalam).
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Again to consolidate, I am no authority to dispute anything that our 
Swami EmberumAnAr says. I agree that Krishna never said to renounce 
the Nitya Karmas, but the thougts takes more importance, in that, we 
should NOT THINK that a karma is being done by us, we should NOT 
THINK we are responsible for that karma and we should NOT THINK that 
the phalam for that karma is ours. All this because we know that 
Sriman Narayanan is THE ONLY SiddhOpAyam and sAdhyOpAyam
Hence we need not renounce our Nitya KarmAs. 

But the case here regarding the exalted souls is different. AdiyEn 
shall present the views after consulting some scholars near my 
residence with real pramANAs.

AzhwAr EmberumAnAr jIyar thiruvadigaLE saraNam

AdiyEn RAmAnuja dAsan

Thirumalai Vinjamoor Venkatesh

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