gifts for Sanskrit teachers

Axel Michaels axel.michaels at URZ.UNI-HEIDELBERG.DE
Wed Jan 26 18:36:22 UTC 2000

In Nepal, brahmin priests, pandits and acharyas have a great collection of
umbrellas. More suitable presents you find in any daana-portion of
Dharmashastra-texts. My pandit in Benares always wanted to know how meat
tastes and asked me - jokingly - to bring vegetarian "meat" as gurudakshina.

Axel Michaels


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