The origins of the tradition of Vāda or Kathā can be traced to the Nyāya Sūtras of Sage Gautama, where all the issues concerning this topic have been dealt with in great detail.
Mnemonics aids in retention of information in human memory – Ramanuja knew that music helps commit verses to memory and hence appointed a group of people, called Vinnappam Seivaar, to recite verses with music in temples.
During his time there were several schools of Vedānta, with each school interpreting the Vedic texts in its own way and spreading a sort of religious disharmony. Sri Rāmānuja felt a need for the samanvaya or synthesis of these different interpretations.
The Vedic passage ‘sarvaṁ khalvidaṁ brahma’ is found in the third chapter and 14th section of this Upaniṣad. As mentioned in several other Upaniṣads, the worship of the Supreme Brahman is ordained for a person desirous of attaining liberation.
The well-being of society involves not infringing upon the rights of others to live and also share the natural resources in a fair and free manner. In fact, the Indian tradition stresses upon man-animal-nature symbiosis for the wellbeing of one’s own self as well as the nature in which he exists.