Sandhi in `real' Sanskrit vs `conversational' Sanskrit

Srinivasan Pichumani srini at
Fri Apr 25 15:48:37 UTC 1997

	On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Madhav Deshpande wrote:

>> variety is in the eye of the beholder.  In the Venkateshwara 
>> temple in Pittsburgh, I heard a priest give a blessing to a 
>> woman named Kamalaa with : kamalaasya sukham bhavatu.  Obviously, 
>> the only person who was unhappy was I.  Kamalaa was very happy
>> with the blessing she received.  The priest continued to add -sya 
>> after the name of every devotee who came by and did not seem to 
>> be aware of any problems.  As for Venkateshwara himself, I am 
>> waiting to hear his reaction.
>>                Madhav Deshpande
The Lord of Seven Hills just sent me His reaction, coincidentally
after 7 days... it is the familiar finger-wagging refrain... "nahi 
nahi rak.sati .duk.r~n karaNe" ;-) ;-) ;-)


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