(20 Nov '04)
20 November 2004 — San Ramon, California, USA
“It was painful to learn about the arrest of the Kanchi Acharya. It seems like a dream. And may it be nothing more than that…”
“Through generations, these Rishis, beginning from Adi Shankaracharya, have been preserving in pristine form the great treasure of the Vedas, handed over to us by the sages. There should not be any weakening of this lineage. If that were to happen, it would be like putting salt into the milk of knowledge bestowed upon us by Mother Veda.
“There may be differences of opinion within the community. In the name of Adi Shankaracharya and the great tradition of the Vedas, we should go beyond such differences and move forward in unity. Otherwise, the divisions will only intensify, giving rise to more trouble.”
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