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Re: Darbha/Kusha

From: R & L. Chilukuri (
Date: Sat Jun 24 1995 - 22:19:55 PDT

>This brings up the following points:
>1. How important are ingredients like Darbha?
>2. What to use as a sustitute if none is available?
>Personnally I believe that it's "the thought that counts", and we should not
>allow the non-availability of a particular samagri (darbha, etc) to stop us
>from performing particular functions/duties for the service of God.

What is pratyavayah? Performance of rituals in the wrong manner is said to
be worse than non-performance. Can anyone explain/elaborate?