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sonu kumar
Wrong interpretation of upanishad
by sonu kumar (View MyPage) on May 19, 2017 11:41 PM

The upanishad has been quoted wrongly. The sage was not giving the cows to be sacrificed. He was giving them as "daan". What is given so can not be taken back by the giver and sacrificed. Besides because of limitations of english it does not have specific separate words for "yagya" and offering. Both are sometimes called sacrifice. Yagya is not a sacrifice. Nachiketa was given to yama. Yama was not to kill him. He (in anger) and the cows had been given as offering or gift.

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sonu kumar
Wrong about the excerpt from upanishad
by sonu kumar (View MyPage) on May 19, 2017 11:01 PM  | Hide replies

The upanishad has been quoted wrongly. The sage was not giving the cows to be sacrificed. He was giving them as "daan". What is given so can not be taken back by the giver and sacrificed. Besides because of limitations of english it does not have specific separate words for "yagya" and offering. Both are sometimes called sacrifice. Yagya is not a sacrifice. Nachiketa was given to yama. Yama was not to kill him. He (in anger) and the cows had been given as offering or gift.

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sachchidanand dhar
Re: Wrong about the excerpt from upanishad
by sachchidanand dhar (View MyPage) on May 19, 2017 11:44 PM
Arundhati Das Gupta can not be trusted blindly. Everything she writes needs to be verified.

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indiamerahega
There was a time
by indiamerahega (View MyPage) on May 19, 2017 09:22 PM

There was a time when sati was practiced too. Author please enlighten us if we should start it again. Why doesnt the author advocate eating pigs in pakistan.

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