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Re: Ashaucham & Nitya Karma

Ramanbil_at_aol.com
Date: Thu Oct 22 1998 - 12:17:14 PDT

Dear Bhaktas:
I have heard Gayatri being the mother of all Chandas. "Gayatri Chandasaam
Matah." I have not heard any Pramanam for Gayatri being the MOTHER of Vedas.
Vedas are said to be Apourusheyam." 

If Gayatri is the mother of Vedas, who then is the father? There seems to be
some communication gap in presenting the views of Poundarikapuram Andavan
Swami. 

Also, is it not a contradiction to say that Gayatri Mantram which has its
origins directly from the Vedas is also the mother of the Vedas? 

May I request Sri Murali to clarify and enlighten me on this aspect?

Dasoham
Anbil Ramaswamy