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Srivaishnavism in isolation.

From: Sheshadri Ranganathan (
Date: Tue Dec 07 1999 - 16:42:51 PST

Dear Bhaktas,

I would like to post a question for the Bhagavatas of this group, which has 
been a concern for me for quite sometime. Consider a person so much in love 
with the Srivaishnava sampradayam and day-in and day-out mingling with the 
Srivaishnavas discussing about the Lord and immersing in his bhakthi. He 
comes out of this environment and lands up in a place where he gets no 
company of Srivaishnavas or people who can understand the value of the 
devotion or Srivaishnavism. How should a person like this maintain his 
Srivaishnavite thoughts in the midst of people who talk of other things? He 
cannot express anything but has to listen to the people around him. Only 
option he has, is to cry in front of the Lord to take complete control of 
his thoughts and give him the strength. I would like to know what kind of 
thoughts he should have and the means to maintain them. I apologize if this 
aubject falls outside the scope of this discussion group.


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