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Abuse by Priests: Part-1

A Temple is a place of worship.  It is the abode of GOD (at least in a world of Dualism).  It is a revered place wherein anyone and everyone must follow the prescribed code of ethics which are outlined in our Vedic texts.

A place of worship is not the place to exhibit someone’s ego, arrogance & ignorance nor execute a hidden religious agenda which is aimed at upholding a particular sect or belief system and condemning the rest.  These acts defeat the very purpose for which temples are built and consecrated.

The worst thing that can happen to a temple is when these acts are performed by the Temple Priest, who is considered to be a divine interface between GOD and His devotees.

One of the objectives of this blog is to help those in charge of temples to identify and correct such wrong practices which creep in from time to time.

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Parithraanaaya Dushtaanaam…

(Originally published on Jul. 05, 2011)

Have you ever wondered why our governments loot the Hundi collection at Hindu temples across India whereas they dare not to touch Churches and Mosques?

Stephen Knapp (www.stephen-knapp.com) discusses this subject through one of his latest books, Crimes Against India and the Need to Protect its Ancient Vedic Traditions.

For many, this news will be entertaining or interesting; for some, this is just a painful reminder on the lost values of Sanatana Dharma which, in a religious costume, is called Hinduism. There’s nothing new about it. This has been happening for a long time and we, the so-called Hindus, are mute spectators to the govt. atrocities against Temples for several decades.

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