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From: sampath kumar (sampathkumar_2000_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Wed Nov 03 1999 - 23:05:34 PST

--- sampath kumar <sampathkumar_2000@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Date: Wed, 3 Nov 1999 23:09:17 -0800 (PST)
> From: sampath kumar <sampathkumar_2000@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: PraLayams
> To: Ramanbil@aol.com
> 
> Dear Sri.Anbil Ramaswamy,
> 
> Thank you for the information on "pralayAm". Most
> interesting and your connecting it to Sir.Hoyle, the
> scientist's observations is also most pertinent.
> adiyen has really learnt something new from your
> post
> today.
> 
> Sir, adiyen has one more related question
> re:"pralayam". Are there any passages in Vedas
> related
> to pralayam? We know "purusha-suktam" which is a
> great
> hymn appearing in all the 4 vedas. Generally,
> 'purusha-suktam" is known to be a primordial hymn
> that
> is Veda's eye-witness account of the process of
> Cosmic
> Creation. Similarly, is there a hymn in the Vedas
> that
> speaks of "pralayam" -- a Vedic eye-witness account
> of
> cosmic dissolution?
> 
> In the prabhandhams also the only pasuram hinting at
> pralayam that adiyen can think of is from
> "amalanadipiran" that talks of
> "aalama-marrathin-illai-mEl...etc" (Verse#9)where
> TiruppAn=azhwar alludes to the Lord lying like an
> infant upon a banyan-leaf and drifting atop the
> great
> tides during the Great Deluge accompanying
> pralayam...
> 
> If there are any more passages in the Vedas and the
> prabhandhams to pralayam I would like to know the
> reference. Sir, can you or somebody else on the list
> please help?
> 
> Thanks,
> adiyen,
> Sampathkumar
> 
> --- Ramanbil@aol.com wrote:
> > Dear Sanpathkumar
> > I give below excerpts from Chapter 21 on the
> > evolutiopn and dissolution of 
> > the Matter- Time -Space triad fro my book
> "Hinduism
> > Rediscovered" for your 
> > information. 
> 
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