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Re: Sincerity in Worship is most important

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani_at_be.com)
Date: Fri Jul 23 1999 - 17:13:23 PDT

Sri Lakshmi Narasimhan wrote:
> It is said that ladies are not supposed to recite Vishnu SahasranAmam
> which is also nAma sankirtanam. Isn't this restriction contrary to
> Bhismar's statement that all are qualified to do nAma sankirtanam?
> 
> Please pardon me for any offense.

Dear Sri Lakshmi Narasimhan:

This issue was discussed in some detail in January 1998.
Please visit the archives and see this article, among
others:

  http://www.ramanuja.org/sv/bhakti/archives/jan98/0162.html

As you have noted, such a restriction does not jive well 
with the teaching of both Bhishma and Bhattar.

Mani