saptaanna

Martin Gansten Martin.Gansten at TEOL.LU.SE
Sat Mar 23 11:23:53 EST 2002


>Oh, I should have said, I don't think the Kasyapasamhita is referring to
>the "saptaannam" of Brhadaranyakopanisat 5.  I think it is something more
>prosaic, like seven particular types of grain, perhaps.

Could it be something similar to 'annam caturvidham' in BhG 15.14 (defined
by several commentators as that which is chewed, swallowed, licked and
sucked, respectively)? Just a thought...

Martin



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