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Re: re keeping our tradition alive

From: lakshminarayan krishnaswamy (
Date: Sat Sep 16 2000 - 08:14:04 PDT

Dear Sriman M.G.Vasudevan,

I must congratulate you on your very lucid and very well thought out 
posting.Can I add a few more lines to your posting:
1) Whether we like it or not, at the end of the day we are all in a mumbers 
2) I concur with your opening remark that srivaishnavism must be propogated 
first on an emotional level ( implicit faith which is born not out of reason 
but out of faith). Knowledge can be spread to "believing and interested" 
Srivaishnavas.The recent posting in the Bhakthi columns on "Parasara Bhattar 
and the Madapalli fool" probably re-emphasises this point.
3) In this context, I also recall the saying of my acharyan (U.Ve.Agnihotram 
Ramanuja Tathachariar) that "Religion is basically an emotional 
affair.Infact most of our acharyans were Kavis first and philosphers next".


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