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Re: UPANAYANAM - what is it?

In article <2vvbet$m5h@ucunix.san.uc.edu> sista@ecn.purdue.edu <Srinivas 
Sista> wrote:

: Upa-nayanam sounds like `auxillary eye'. Any connections to the third
: eye or the mystic eye? Could it be the procedure meant to open it?
: Just wondering!

: Sista.

No.  the primary meanings of Upanayanam are (1) Leading to or near,
(2) Presenting, offering

-- Jaldhar

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