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Re: AargyaPradhana Manthram

From: RaghuVeeran S (sraghu_at_rocketmail.com)
Date: Fri Feb 13 1998 - 09:52:11 PST

Sri.Krishna Kalale swami,

I am unfortunate right now that I am in UK and not in India.I am very
lucky to become a member of this group and read many interesting
articles through which I can spend atleast little time with Bagavadh
dhyanam.  

Adiyen
Raghuveera Dasan


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---Krishna Kalale <kkalale@qualcomm.com> wrote:
>
> 
> Dear Sri Raghuveeran,
> 
> thanks for the note.  Please feel free to contact me for anything.
It is
> blessed to be in touch with bhagawatas like you since you have the
> immediate association of our acharyas and archamurthis back in India.
> 
> Adiyen Krishna Kalale
> 
> At 10:11 AM 2/12/98 -0800, you wrote:
> >
> >Sri.Krishna Kalale swami,
> >
> >Thank you very much for your excellent explanation.I thought about
> >your answer yesterday.It definitely answers my doubt.
> >This is what I understood from your explanation.Please correct me
if I
> >am wrong in my understanding.
> >
> >Position of the sun influences the gunas in human beings.
> >Rahu affects  sun means even in day time sun's influence to induce
> >satva guna in us, is affected.
> >
> >If we are not having satva guna, our actions are influenced and we
> >will commit more and more mistakes .
> >
> >sandhyavandhana purifies our mind and we will think about Lord
> >Ranaganatha atleast for sometime which takes us in right and upgoing
> >direction and will gradually influence us to do Saranagathi at the
> >feet of Lord and attain salvation.
> >
> >
> >Dhanyosmi
> >Adiyen
> >Raghuveera dasan
> >
> >
> >===
> >Cheers
> >Raghu
> >Tel :	00-44-141-5532197 (Work);00-44-141-4332541 (Home)
> >email:	sraghu@rocketmail.com,sraghu@gssec.bt.co.uk
> >	sraghu@hotmail.com
> >http://members.tripod.com/~s_raghu/index.html
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >---Krishna Kalale <kkalale@qualcomm.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> At 10:12 AM 2/10/98 -0800, RaghuVeeran S wrote:
> >> >
> >> >Srimate Sri Lakshmi Nrisimha Parabrahmane Nama:
> >> >
> >> >Sri Lakshminrisimha Divyapadhukasevaka Srivan Satakopa Sri
Narayana
> >> >Yatheendhra Mahadesikaya Nama:
> >> >
> >> >Adiyen have a doubt regarding AargyaPradhana Manthram.
> >> >Please correct me if I am wrong in my understanding.
> >> >
> >> >As per my little knowledge,AargyaPradhana Manthram affects Rahu
who
> >> >tries to affect Sun during sun rise and sun set.We do Kala athitha
> >> >Prayaschitham if we are unable do at the exact time.
> >> >
> >> >My doubt is in various countries sun rise and sun set times vary.
> >> >Sunrise
> >> >India(00:30 GMT)
> >> >UK(06:00 GMT an average of summer and winter sunrise times)
> >> >USA(11:00 GMT) etc...
> >> >
> >> >>From this I feel that sunrise will be there at any time in one
place
> >> >of the earth.So all the 24 hours sunrise is there w.r.t. various
> >places.
> >> >
> >> >So does it mean that Rahu is trying to affect Sun all 24 hours.Why
> >are
> >> >we doing kala athitha Prayachitham?
> >> >
> >> >I fully believe our vedas and Santhyavandhanam and I do
> >> >Sandhyavandhanam regularly.But I got a little doubt.Definitle
there
> >> >will be a very good answer but I am ignorant of that.Please
enlighten
> >> >me on this point.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >Adiyen 
> >> >Bahavatha Dasan
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >===
> >> >Cheers
> >> >Raghu
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> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
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> >> 
> >> 
> >> I am pleased to hear such questions since some srivaishnavas I know
> >do not
> >> do Sandhyavandanam at all!.  
> >> 
> >> There is a mantra (uttered during shraddha rites - rakshogna mantra
> >- ).
> >> This explains the issues.  The meaning of the mantra needs to be
> >understood
> >> correctly since Vedas many a time use figurative language.  Proper
> >bhasyas
> >> are needed to understand them correctly.  
> >> 
> >> meaning as I understand:
> >> 
> >> Surya is a kinkara of Lord and when Vedas say that Rahu affects
Sun or
> >> Rakshasas  affect Sun,  all it means that Rakshasas or Rahu which
is a
> >> negative force will affect the position of Sun who in turn
affects our
> >> minds and makes us do sins.  To obviate those sins, we need to
daily
> >rites
> >> such as Sandhyavandanam. Sandhyavandanam basically gives purity
to our
> >> minds and directs us to think about God and progress spiritually.
It
> >is a
> >> vihita karma, so it has to be done without expecting any fruit
> >whatsoever.
> >> If not done, it results in sin (pratyavaya dosa).  It does not make
> >any
> >> difference geographically where one is , as long as one does
> >Sandhyavandana
> >> even while on a plane at appropriate times.  the bottom-line is
> >Surya being
> >> affected basically affects us in giving us Gunas of different
kinds.
> > For
> >> example Tamoguna increases in the night to most beings and hence
> >they go to
> >> sleep.  This guna is brought about by the Sun's position. 
Similarly
> >people
> >> say that they are fresh in the morning indicating the increase of
> >satvaguna.  
> >> 
> >> Whatever may be the story or arthavada given in the Vedas, the idea
> >is that
> >> Sandhyavandana purifies the mind.  Even a non-religous meditation
or
> >> breathing excercise done daily helps out to clear the mind.  But
> >since we
> >> are under the jurisdiction of sastraic do's and dont's we do even
> >> Sandhyavandana only to please Lord Srimannarayana without asking
for
> >> anything.  All other effects of sandhyavandana are only side
effects
> >which
> >> are also good.
> >> 
> >> I am writing this without refering to any material. If I do some
> >research
> >> on this some more information may pop up
> >> 
> >> 
> >> Adiyen Krishna Kalale>
> >> 
> >
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> >
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