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Re: Gothram and the aacharyals ?

From: Sadagopan (
Date: Fri Dec 03 1999 - 14:38:53 PST

Dear Sri Ramesh :
Two of my earlier postings on
Pravaram and Gothrams , Gothra Rishis
contain detailed information related to
your question. Please refer to them in
the Bhakthi archives of the dates :

(1)August 6, 95 posting
(2) Jan 14 , 99 posting 

Best wishes ,
At 11:59 AM 12/1/99 PST, you wrote:
>Dear Bakthas,
>	Please forgive any mistakes in terminology in
>my questions below.
>	I was wondering if there is information on the
>different gothrams and the about the Aacharyals like
>Bharadwaja, Aathreya etc.
>	How some people are classified as Swayamaacharyas
>and what significance that has in present days ?
>	Also information on our origins and how we
>ended up where we are, like India, Tamizhnadu etc. I have
>heard conflicting notes on this and thought I should post
>this question here.
>	Again please accept my apologies if I did not
>frame the questions in the correct manner.
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