Diploma Course on Hindu Temple Administration and Indian Culture Soon

Towards preserving and promoting Hindu culture and tradition, Tirupati’s deemed University Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSVP) has announced a one-year diploma course in temple administration and culture.

The University Vice-Chancellor Prof V Muralidhara Sarma made an official announcement in this regard on December 14, 2017.

According to Prof. Sharma, the course will a combination of legal and ritualistic procedures related to temples.

The course offers a detailed understanding of temple administration and a thorough knowledge of temple Agamas and legal procedures. Continue reading “Diploma Course on Hindu Temple Administration and Indian Culture Soon”

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Ages-old Idols Recovered From Centuries-old Temple in Tamilnadu

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                     Recovered idols at Cuddalore temple. (Source: Express)

In its recent operation, the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department of recovered 26 panchaloha idols of various gods from a 300-year-old temple in the Cuddalore district of Tamilnadu State.

The operation, which was undertaken despite the locale’s resistance, was part of government’s plan to move ages-old idols, lying in unsafe conditions, to bigger temples in order to protect them from idol smugglers. Continue reading “Ages-old Idols Recovered From Centuries-old Temple in Tamilnadu”

Pakistan SC Angry About Missing Idols in Hindu Temple

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                                                  Katas Raj Temple (Source: Wikimedia)

In a move supporting Hindu temple in Pakistan, the Pakistani Supreme Court (SC) recently raised a serious concern over missing of main idols of Hindu gods in the world-famous Katas Raj temple located in country’s Punjab Province.

Pakistan’s SC raised the issue as part of its hearing over drying up of the ages-old sacred pool in the temple because of ground water depletion due to cement factories operating in the area.

Terming this as the province administration’s deep negligence towards the world Hindu community, SC asked, “What impression of Pakistan would they have if they do not find idols in the temple?” Continue reading “Pakistan SC Angry About Missing Idols in Hindu Temple”