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SUPPORT TO DIVYA DESAMS

vishnu75_at_iitian.com
Date: Sun Jul 16 2000 - 06:53:53 PDT

Thiruvengada Jeeyar thiruvadigale saranam.

Dear Bhagavatas,

namaskar.

Kindly do not mistake me for this mail. this is only a suggestion.

As far as I know, many of you r doing kainkaryam in the Siva-Vishnu
temples,
just because there are south indian priests and sannidhi for Lord
Venkatachalapathy.

from this, any new comer or a foreigner intersted in lord Vishnu, can
easily misunderstand that Srivaishnavam means worship of both Vishnu and
Siva and ISKCON and other Vaishnava groups worship Krishna i.e Vishnu
alone, Who is the Supreme Godhead according to Hindu scriptures. 

On the contrary, Srivaishnavas in India rarely go to any Siva Vishnu
temple.

You may say there is no other option. But you have several ISKCON temples
in US.

My sincere suggestion is, all initiated SVs should go to Pomona Ranganatha
temple or nearby ISKCON temple. 

Another suggestion is, whatever u spend for arranging Divya Pranbandha
goshti and Acharya thirunakshatrams in a Siva Vishnu temple (WHILE NO SIVA
VISHNU TEMPLE IN INDIA CELEBRATES SV ACHARYA BIRTHDAYS NOR DIVYA PRABANDHAM
IS RECITED THERE), if diverted to divya Desams in India such as those in
Kanchi, it will make some difference.	 

thanks
dasan
VISHNU

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