Browsing All posts tagged under »Temples«

Last of the Great Temples – Chidambaram

November 30, 2013


There is a long legal battle between the dikshitars and the Government of Tamil Nadu over administration of the temple. It began with the Government permitting non-Dikshitars to sing Tevaram hymns in the sanctom sanctorum (vimanam) of the Lord, to which the dikshitars objected, claiming exclusive right to worship in the sanctum of Lord Nataraja. […]

Hindu temples are for Hindus

July 4, 2010


The recent collapse of the Garbagraha of the SriKaalahasti temple was a traumatic event at many levels. It is symbolic of the loss of political power of Hindus that our temples are no longer in our control. It is indicative of the very anti Hindu political and intellectual class in India that is destroying temples […]