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Re: Muslim invasions and other mysteries

From: Parthasarati Dileepan (MFPD_at_UTCVM.UTC.EDU)
Date: Mon Jan 29 1996 - 14:02:54 PST

On Sunday, 28 January 1996 2:51pm ET Jaganath said:
>......  In the same way a prapanna displaying negative qualities is
>superior to a person leading a "normal good life".  One can never say
>when someone will have the Bhagyam of getting Prapatti amd what kind
>of person Narayana will consider fit to give Moksha.  Dasharatha was
>never good to Kausalya, yet Rama was born to him.

    I am unable to accept an absolute statement of "superiority."
    Perhaps that was not meant here.  Spiritual association with
    Vaishnavas, even with some blemishes, is preferable *for us*,
    compared to association with persons who are antagonistic
    to Sriman Narayana but otherwise good.  But the later individual
    is not any less lovable for Sriman Narayana, is it not?
    Therefore, this individual, in the absolute sense, is not
    inferior to any one and is assured of mOksham one day or
    another.  Then, all jivas, the ones who are already
    adiyaars and the ones who are destined to become adiyaars
    one day or another, should be respected.  This, it seems to
    me, is the social message of Sri Vaishnavam.

-- pd