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Re: mutts, monasteries

From: RAJI SRIDHAR (sridharaji_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Sun Jan 20 2002 - 08:11:51 PST

Pranams

I have heard from my elders that Grihasthashram is
greater than Sanyashramam.  I don't know why? Can
someone tell me more about this.

Pranams
raji sridhar

--- VIJAY THUPHAL NAGARAJA IYENGAR
<vijay.iyengar@wipro.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We have Four Ashrams in a life.
> 
> 1) Brahmacharyam    :    Early part of life
> (Childhood)
> 
> 2) Grihastham           :    Married life
> 
> 3) Vanaprastham      :    Leaving Worldly pleasures
> 
> 4) Sanyasam            :     Ascetic life
> 
> According to ancient texts, a person who has been in
> all these 4 ashramas
> does surely know what life is and has a fair
> knowledge of Vairagyam
> (Renunciation).
> 
> Vijay
> 
> 



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