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Re: SamAshrayanam

From: Parthasarati Dileepan (
Date: Fri Jan 23 1998 - 16:36:16 PST

At 11:55 AM 1/23/98 -0800, Mani Varadarajan wrote:
>> Sri Srivatsangachar's words approximately were, "women
>> are not supposed to, but they do these days, let us not
>> get into that."
>These cultural restrictions on bhagavan-nAma-sankirtanam
>that become codified as law because of some story or other
>makes me uncomfortable.

>From what I have written it is a stretch to conclude
that attempt was being made to codify some dreadful
law to suppress anyone.  Srivatsangachar just indicated
what the sampradayam was and did not even want to get
into a discussion, either for or against the practice.

I truly regret having dragged the good name of Sri Srivatsangachar
into this discussion.  He has contributed and still contributing
more to Sri Ramanuja Dharsanam compared to all of us here in the
net put together.

-- adiyEn Srivatsangachar dhasan