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From: Mani Varadarajan (mani_at_be.com)
Date: Mon Jul 13 1998 - 18:38:07 PDT
Ram Gopalaswamy wrote: > Dear VaishNavas, > > Mind has a tendency to speculate on its own; it does not seem to want to > just accept the authority of sadaacaaryas, bhaagavatas, zaastras and > the Supreme Bhagavaan. But I ask in turn, is speculation in and of itself an evil? By speculation, I do not mean daydreaming, but informed speculation based on intelligence and investigation. Is this so wrong? Are not the inspired musings of Yajnavalkya or Tirumazhisai Alvar themselves types of speculations? All are requested to respond. Mani P.S. Please do not simply quote some text as an answer to this question. That defeats the purpose of this discussion!