studies of sandhyopAsana

Prasad Velusamy prasad_velusamy at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 2 21:45:58 UTC 1999

Claude Setzer writes:
>Sandhya is not only for Brahmans, but "should" be done by anyone who has
>had upanayana which is prescribed for "all three" castes. In practice, I
>know many Brahmans who have not had upanayana, and some non-Brahmans who

Are there any studies about non-brahmin castes having upanayana
ceremony. In the South, what would be the percentage of
population doing upanayana and sandhyopAsana rituals.
Any non-brahmin Tamil castes having these rituals?


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