Mantram-9. ( Knower of Brahmam becomes Brahmam. )
Discussion-7. "Ancient days Bharatham, ..... Vedantik tradition..... Dharma sastra..."
When in the ancient days, a member of a particular lineage, had climbed the ladder of evolution and had reached the roof of existence in the realization of the Self, there will certainly be in that family a Vedantik tradition and a spiritual civilization for generations on end.
The preservation of this civilization of the higher values of life and the culture of the soul, were facilitated by the guarding rules of ethical and moral living, which were enforced upon the society by the benevolent Masters through their 'dharma sastra-s' and social rules of behavior and family orders of living.
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To be continued ....