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Re: ARTICLE : Puranas (was Re: REQUEST : Sai baba)

Posted By Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian (rbalasub@ecn.purdue.edu)
Wed, 25 Dec 1996 18:48:13 -0500

Vivek Sadananda Pai wrote:

> Ramakrishnan Balasubramanian <rbalasub@ecn.purdue.edu> wrote:
> [...]
> > else, not even the Madhvas seem to have heard of this verse and given
> > your school's record of quoting non-existent verses, eg, from the
> > kR^ishhNa upanishhad), which would
> [...]
>
> No irony intended in the above statement, eh?

Irony?

> New topic: Here's an observation regarding the Vedas - they're
> mentioned several times by Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita, but mostly in
> passing, or in an indifferent manner at best. Anyone care to comment
> about this lack of explicit praise (and arguably faint dismissal in
> some cases)?

My understanding is that he is referring to karma khaaNDa. Surely you
don't mean that the vedas are of no use per se? Or are you referring to
the `works' of certain panthesitic rishis with name starting with the
letter `Y', by any chance ? :-)

Ramakrishnan.

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