Guruvayur Cleansing Incident ends with a Sorry



The purification row at the famous Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple, which involved the son of Union Minister Vayalar Ravi, has ended with an apology tendered by the Guruvayur Devaswom Board, the governing body of the temple.

It seems somebody had given the wrong information to the main priest that the minister’s son was a Christian. Hope, the passing of wrong information was not an attempt to malign Hinduism.

Well, the incident has had one good effect. The Devaswom Board wants the government to consider amendment to the Guruvayur Devaswom Act, 1978 as per which the ‘tanthri (main priest) is to be the supreme authority on religious matters.’

If the clause is removed, then the Guruvayur Devaswom Board can allow all people believing in Hindu Gods to visit the temple. Just like in Sabarimala.

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