Re: Lefties and hinduism
In article firstname.lastname@example.org, kmanoj@po.EECS.Berkeley.EDU (Manoj Khiani) writes:
> Lefties and hinduism don't seem to mix....what's the deal with
>taking everything with your right hand.....it seems stupid to me.....
>maybe it'll start some discussion here....we need it. Apparently, we're
>all pretty lazy....
A few comments...
1. Left hand is traditionally used for cleaning the posterior
in the Indian cluture, and therefore is not used for
holy purposes like Offerings.
2. The word "right" (as in left-right) comes from "right"
(as in right-wrong) - more people usd their right hand
as opposed to left for most applications, and hence it
was considered the "correct" hand. There's nothing
stupid about people expecting things to be done the way
most people do (why would gays have to fight for their