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Re: Social Aspects - Part 1

From: R. Skrintha (srik_at_iiap.ernet.in)
Date: Sat May 24 1997 - 08:36:13 PDT

Dear Bhagawathas,

A few thoughts, maybe mentioned by someone earlier, if u please...!

Sri Manjula Sriram wrote:- 

>We as hindus, believe that we pay for our sins in this
>life time or when we are born again. 

True! In fact, i have heard said that Hinduism posits no "punishment" 
or "reward": just actions & consequences, which constitute an automatic chain 
save during the intervention of God's Grace! This is the "zoomed-in view"! 
In the unzoomed view, nothing happens outside the perimeter of Grace!

>3)  How would non Sri Vaishnava's convert to Vaishnavism?  We don't have   
>baptism..

By mentally questioning the purpose of life and appreciating His Kripa,
i think!

Hari Om
srikanth