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Length of pooNool
Date: Mon Jun 07 1999 - 18:30:49 PDT

Dear bhaktas:

A friend of mine who is originally from Bengal and belongs to the Rk shAka
told me that Rks have the shortest yajnopavItam, followed by yajus, sAma and
atharvaNa (in that order of increasing length).  He did not know the reason.

I am wondering if this is true and why.  I suspect that it may have to do 
with the associated(??) vedAntasUtras, since the term sUtra means string as
well as formula.  I wasn't able to find a related discussion in the archives
so I am posting this as a question.  Hope to hear from fellow members.

-Srinath Chakravarty