Dr. Jai Maharaj
jai at mantra.com
Thu Jun 19 17:25:03 UTC 1997
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Namaste! At 6:09 p.m. BSST on 6/19/97 BST, claude setzer wrote:
> For what interest it may have, there is currently a
> strong push by the Sri Vaishnavas (Jeeyar Swami) to
> get rid of the word Hindu and replace it with
> either Vedic or Bharata. He said that the word, Hindu,
> came in to use during the period of """" to change
> their name to Vedic Temple or Vedic Society, etc.
Dhanyavaad for sharing the above. If possible, I would
like to share the excerpted Hinduism Today article with
Jeeyar Swami to see if the conclusion that "Hindu" is of
indigenous origin is acceptable by the Shree Vaishnav.
Of course, the use of "Ved(ic)" and "Bharat" is accurate
and most commendable!
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