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Unresolved differences between Kanchi Seer and Mahatma Gandhi continues

Unresolved differences between Kanchi Seer and Mahatma Gandhi continues
Unresolved differences between Kanchi Seer and Mahatma Gandhi continues
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According to sources when the 25th ‘Shradaanjalai’ of the late Seer of Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi was observed on January 8, one was instantly transported to a counterfactual possibility in the backdrop of the raging controversy over the Supreme Court ruling allowing women of all ages to worship at the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa shrine in Kerala.



Meanwhile what if the late Kanchi Paramacharya, as he was fondly known to thousands of his devotees, and Mahatma Gandhi met again, as they did in a cowshed at Nallicherry on the outskirts of Palakkad on October 15, 1927, when another controversy over allowing the Dalits or Scheduled Castes into any temple was causing heart burns in a far more orthodox, rigid, hierarchical social milieu then and yet, the issue is not a simple one of faith versus gender equality.

Unresolved differences between Kanchi Seer and Mahatma Gandhi continues

Furthermore as Karen Armstrong, in her brilliant work, “A History of God” she was a nun in a Roman Catholic order and walked out of it points out, the notion of ‘God’ for the early Messiahs, the ‘God’ of the Theologians, for the priestly class, ‘God’ for the Mystics and ‘God’ for the Reformers were not identical. Moreover stating that human beings would always want to create new realms of meaning, Karen concludes her work saying “The idols of fundamentalism are not good substitutes for God; if we are to create a vibrant new faith for the 21st century, we should, perhaps, ponder the history of God for some lessons and warnings.” 


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