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Re: Bagavathan- asura

From: venkatakrishnan santhanagopalan (
Date: Mon Dec 31 2001 - 01:01:23 PST

I would like to add the following in this regard.

The creation of Vrtrasura by twashta is a classic example of the need to 
recite the vedic mantras with the proper pronounciation and intonation. even 
though Vrtrasura was created to kill Indra, twashta used the wrong swara for 
the mantra, which in turn led to Vrtrasura being killed by Indra. ( 
Taittiriya Samhita 2:5:2)

Also could you please let me know the source of the explanation provided by 


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