[INDOLOGY] Ear

Herman Tull hermantull at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 15:24:51 EDT 2016


There is a lovely (short) scene in the newly released documentary,
Gurukulam (http://www.gurukulamfilm.com/) that shows this ritual sequence
of events (bowing to the floor, touching of the ears).

Herman Tull

On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 11:37 AM, stella sandahl <ssandahl at sympatico.ca>
wrote:

> Dear Madhav and Patrick,
> I understood that touching the ground first is also part of the "ritual",
> not just the ears.
> Best to all
> Stella
>
> On Oct 30, 2016, at 9:15 AM, Madhav Deshpande <mmdesh at umich.edu> wrote:
>
> Dear Patrick,
>
>      Take a look at the attached page (28) from Lanman's Sanskrit Reader,
> line 2 from bottom.
>
> Madhav
>
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 9:01 AM, Olivelle, J P <jpo at austin.utexas.edu>
> wrote:
>
>> A colleague asked me about the practice of holding one’s ear, especially
>> in asking forgiveness. Are there textual sources for it? I have seen this
>> practice in texts, but cannot find them right now. If, off the top of your
>> heads, you can find one, do let me know. Thanks.
>>
>> Patrick
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