Kerala Temple Tragedy Due To Women's Entry In Shani Temple: Religious Leader

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Kerala Temple Tragedy Due To Women's Entry In Shani Temple: Religious Leader

Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati


Haridwar:  Religious leader Swaroopanand Saraswati said on Monday that the "Kerala temple tragedy may have occurred due to women forcibly entering the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra," which had been banned for over four centuries, according to a report in news agency Indo-Asian News Service.

The fire tragedy at the Puttingal Devi temple in Kerala on Sunday saw at least 109 people dead and 327 severely injured and undergoing treatment in hospitals.

Swaroopanand Saraswati is the Shankracharya of Dwaraka Peetham.


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