Right To Worship: Faith vs Emancipation

PUBLISHED ON: April 11, 2016 | Duration: 15 min, 18 sec

  
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On a day when Supreme Court asked, "can we constitutionally reconcile with the idea that women can’t be allowed into the sanctum sanctorum (of temples)," Shankaracharya Swaroopanand came up with a shocker. He said women entering the Shani temple in Maharashtra will mean that there would be more rapes now. On The Buck Stops Here, we debate: faith vs emancipation, are the Shankaracharya's views on women entering temple deeply sexist and totally out of sync with modern India?
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