Monthly Archives: December 2012
What is the use of Logic in vedanta?
There are some stataments in Vedanta which is normally contorted or distorted according to one’s own design / desire. One such statement we take up here: Today we will see the statement from katopanishad : “naisha tarkena matirapaneya” Naisha – na esha – never this Tarkena – through the logic Matir – knowledge Apaneya is … Continue reading
Did Brahmins eat non-veg in vedic Sacrifice?
We will come to the desire propelled food habits, like eating non-veg ‘mamsa’, by the Brahmins, in a later post – this I promised in my previous post. We will discuss this now. The shruthi gives some injunctive ‘vidhi’ statements for the fire sacrifices performed with cow, goat, horse, sparrow etc.; now some people are … Continue reading
Is Soma-Rasa intoxicant ?
Someone was asking a question, apparently he had seen some television program in US about the Soma creeper, which says that it is not available in India and is seen in South Africa, and the important point is it is an intoxicant. Now, let us take this for inquiry. We can understand the shruti saying … Continue reading