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Re: En: Hollow Earth

From: K K (kk_22_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Thu Dec 23 1999 - 06:36:56 PST

Dear Dharmapada Dasa
   I am not quiet sure what your question was, but i
thought i would share this with you, as a comment
about the Kalki Avathara... well As you know that Lord
will be born in that family, and i believe that family
still exists in India particularly in Uthar Pradesh !!
and it's also stated that the expectation of sin
levels must be wayyy too high !!! One of the examples
given in the puranas are as follows !!! for instance
there is a well know meat called Veal, which is 
produced by boxing a calf while its alive and feeding
just milk for days and let it grow a while, and not
allowing the calf to walk, or do any sort of exercise
so, the flesh is still tender and then its gone to the
slaugther house !!! Well think about it, it sounds so
horrible and gross and sooo pittyfull to do that to a
calf...  and that kind of sin is not enough for
kaliyuga.. actually it seems that sin will grow to an
extent that !! A mother and a father or a couple will
have a relationship to make babies, and once the
mother gives birth to the baby, she then will feed the
baby with her own milk, and as they both watch the
baby grow a year or two, and then when both parents
feel or want to taste their own baby's tender meat for
thier food... and kill thier baby to feed themselves
is when Kaliyuga avathara will begin !!! According to
the scriptures.. !!! Well i personally dont think its
hard to believe, coz as we see in the papper and in
news nowdays that teanagers give birth to thier babies
and dump them inthe garbage or just leave them inthe
bathrooms... or even wrap them and through them in the
trash cans !!! well things of that nature are
happening now... and years down the road we never know
whats going to happen !!!! Well imagine people in
Korea and china eat dogs and cats tooo feed
themselves.... well we dont know whats going to happen
in the future, but lets just pray and hope for the
best for a better tomarrow !!!!!  
Take care and wish you all a very Holidays !!!!

Regards
Krishna  

--- dean@internetcom.com.br wrote:
> 
> 
> Dear List Members,                                  
>           December 21st
> 
> I am curious about a certain theme which is not so
> directly mentioned in shastra, but to which there is
> some indirect reference. I am referring to the
> hollow Earth idea and subterrainian existences. I
> realise that in some contexts, the word
> subterrainian is used in the Puranas to indicate
> planetary systems which are below the plane of Bhu
> Mandala, the Solar system. 
> 
> But there are other statements which seem to suggest
> a hollow Earth existence. For example, in the
> Bhagavat Purana, it is stated that at the end of the
> Kali Yuga, the Kalki Avatar will be born in the city
> of Shamballa in the best of brahmin families. Now,
> according to the descriptions of the end of the Kali
> yuga, we can expect to find no cities which could
> support several brahmin communities such that one
> would be the best, period!
> 
> But there are a couple of hints about all this. In
> Tibetan lore, Shamballa exists in collective memory
> as a city of the interior of the Earth. ANd even
> though the Bhagavatam makes no mention of this, I
> have heard tell that in other Puranas, it is stated
> that at the end of the Kali Yuga, at the beginning
> of the next cycle, men come up from the interior of
> the planet and re-populate and re-start Vedic
> culture on the surface of the Earth. The Bhagavatam
> simply states that the Kalki Avatar will be born in
> Shamballa and that He will carry out his task of
> anniliating the miscreants. So could one of the
> learned list members confirm to me if some other
> Purana, perhaps the Vishnu Purana, makes a further
> statement about men comeing to the surface from the
> interior?
> 
> Also, in Ramayan, after Sita was captured, Laxman
> makes the comment to Ram that he will persure the
> rascal " even if he hides away in the dark hollows
> of the Earth." And when Ram shoots his arrow in
> order to prove his prowess to Sugriva, the arrow
> pierces seven palm trees, a rock, and then
> penetrates to the interior region of the Earth
> before surfacing and returning to the quiver. ( Talk
> about guided missles! ) Could anybody elucidate on
> the Sanskrit terms used? English is such a general
> language and the nature of translations are such (
> traductori, traidori ) that I the meaning of
> interior regions, describing where the arrow went,
> is not very specific. Could the words refer to a
> hollow portion of the planet? Any Ramayan experts
> out there?
> 
> I humbly wait to be illuminated by the learned
> members of the group.
> 
> Thanks for the attention,
> 
> Dean De Lucia/Dharmapada dasa
> 

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