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Re: IYER/IYENGAR

From: K K (kk_22_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Tue May 11 1999 - 08:22:11 PDT

I perfectly agree with this comment, and i belive this is what i been
trying to say, and Thanks to you, who has put in excellent words. 

Sri Ramanuja Dasan
Krishna 
--- Sathyanarayanan K <k_sathya@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> --------------SRIMATHE RAMANUJAYA
> NAMAHA-----------------------
> 
> Respected Devotees,
> 
> I humbly wish to place my comments on the recent
> mail regarding 
> Srivaishnavas, brahmins etc.
> 
> It should be noted that castism must not be
> mentioned while discussing about 
> bhaktas as it may hamper the very theme of
> Srivaishnavism, which simply 
> defines:
> 
> Srivaishnavas: Those who whole-heartedly adhere,
> believe and worship Sriman 
> Narayanan, irrespective of castes, religion etc.
> 
> Should we trace the avatharas of Emperuman, like
> Srirama and Srikrishna both 
> of them do not belong to the brahmin community but
> to Schakthriyas.
> 
> Similarly our great acharyas like Nammazhwar(The
> first and foremost 
> acharya), Thirumangaiazhwar, Thirupaanazhvar,
> Manavala Maamunigal etc etc 
> etc were not brahmins(I mean iyer/iyengars).
> 
> So let us not bring castism like Iyer, Iyengar as
> matters of discussion in 
> this enlightened and learned forum.
> 
> Sri Ramanuja himself have set examples in many
> occasions, involving castism 
> during his life time.
> 
> Please take this mail in the right sense and I am
> not intended to offend 
> anyone. And I apologize for it, if any.
> 
> 
> Acharyan Thiruvadigale saranam
> 
> Emperumanar Thiruvadigale saranam
> 
> Azhwar Thiruvadigale saranam
> 
> 
> Adiyen
> 
> Manavala Maamunigal Dasan
> 
> K.Sathyanarayanan
> 
> 
> 
> 
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