“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #10”
2262) Whether I know what Smarta-vicara and Gosvami-vicara are! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
——————– One may question how he becomes purified. He’s born in a family of dog-eaters. How he becomes purified? It requires… According to Smarta consideration, he requires next birth. There are two processes of Vedic understanding, Smarta-vicara and Gosvami-vicara. According to Smarta-vicara, unless a person born in a low-grade family takes another birth, he cannot be eligible to become a brahmana. But according to Gosvami-vicara, if he’s properly initiated by a bona fide Vaisnava, then he becomes more than a brahmana. Svadyo ‘pi sadyah. Immediately he becomes eligible to perform sacrifices. ————-———————