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Duty and the Priest: A legal barrier?
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that appointment of archakas (priests) in Tamil Nadu temples should be done as per the restrictions prescribed by the age-old Agamas (treatises), upturning the amendments to the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious ...
SASTRA's tech fest from tomorrow
The Sastra University here is conducting a technical fest DAKSH to provide a platform for budding engineers from all over the country to showcase their technical flair.
Three ways of knowing
Under sabda would come the Sastras, especially Vedas, Upanishads, Itihasas, Puranas, Agamas, Divya Prabandha verses of the Azhvars, and commentaries on sacred texts. All these textual authorities constitute sabda. Sage Vyasa in his Brahma Sutra said ...
KCR May Visit Tirumala in March to Offer Golden Haram to the Lord
After referring Agama sastras which prescribed golden saligrama haram, it was decided to present the haram in gold, sources explained. The Chief Minister would visit the Tirumala temple to fulfil his vow and later visit the remaining temples in AP and TS.
A Holy Dip for Salvation Once in 12 Years
CHENNAI: The sastras give us many avenues for cleaning ourselves of sins we knowingly and unknowingly commit. Of these, tirtha snana or bathing in a sacred place is considered preeminent. It is convenient as our country has a large number of sthalas or ...

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