You are here: Sri Vaishnava Home Page : Bhakti List : Archives : December 1995

Re: Spousal approval

From: Parthasarati Dileepan (MFPD_at_UTCVM.UTC.EDU)
Date: Fri Dec 29 1995 - 08:31:03 PST

On Friday, 29 December 1995 9:32am ET Jaganath said:

  [ .. deleted .. ]

>So where does the question of spousal approval come in this case?

   How about cooperation?

   In the case of Thirumangai mannan, he cooperated
   with Kumudhavalli naachiyar.  What came out of this
   is there for all to see.  In the case of Sri
   Ramanuja he had to enter into sanyasam due to
   lack of cooperation.  Most people would have
   acquiesced in favor of domestic peace.

   For performing even simple devotional activities
   cooperation between spouses is important.  Not
   many would be prepared to enter into sanyasam
   in order to continue with devotional activties.
   This, was my point, not that these two great men
   needed the approval of their respective spouses.

-- Dileepan