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Spiritual Practices for Sanyasis

From: Vijayaraghavan Bashyam (
Date: Wed Jan 16 2002 - 06:58:02 PST

Sri Mattapalli Naatham Pranathosmi Nithyam NAmaha

The most important spiritual practice for sannyasis is the japam of the PRANAVAM ( in 3 maatraas as far as adiyen remembers ) by using the pavithra cloth on the tridanda.

There are several other practices and duties listed out in the many smritis and puranas.

Vijayaraghavan BAshyam

> 2) Spiritual practices fo Sri Vaishnavas : The
> following is what I know :
> a) Doing Trikaala Sandhyaavandanam every day.
> b) Performaing Tiru - Aaraadhanam (worship) to Shree
> Narayanan every day as per the guidelines of Aachaarya
> Ramanuja. Of course, there is specific / unique way in
> which this is done in Sri Vaishnava Sampradaayam which
> involves both Sanskrit and Tamil. I am not very sure
> whether there are minor differences in the ways
> different Sri Vaishnavites perform this.
> c) Performing Utsavams in Temples as per the Sri
> Vaishnava Tradition. There are many of them, each with
> its own great meaning and significance. Learned
> members would be able to throw more light on this.
> There could be much more, which I am not aware of. Any
> of my mistakes in this reply may kindly pardoned by
> the learned members of the group, and I may kindly be
> corrected.
> Hari Hari


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