The Hindu society is frustrated with the decision made by the Supreme Court over the Lord Jagannath temple in Puri, Orissa and now Jagadguru Shankaracharya Pujayshree Nishchalanand Saraswati of Dwarka Peeth has expressed surprise over the Supreme Court’s decision and said that the Supreme Court’s This decision is not appropriate and there is a shock on the ancient Sanatani civilization.
Significantly, the Supreme Court has recently given the decision that people of non-Hindu religion can also enter the Jagannath temple. Let us tell you that the tradition of this ancient temple of Hindus has been that non-Hindus are not allowed in the temple. Shankaracharya of Puri Nishchalanand Saraswati and Gajapati Raja Dibya Singh Dev have given permission to allow non-Hindus to enter the temple. Has filed its protest on the proposal.
It is known that King Dibya Singh Dev is considered to be the first servant of Lord Jagannath. Built in the 12th century, this temple is permitted only for Hindus. Discussions on the entry of non-Hindus in the temple started when the Supreme Court directed Guru Jagannath temple management on Thursday to allow all the devotees to worship God
Even if they belong to any religion. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) protested on this decision of the Supreme Court that he would file a reconsideration petition in this matter in the Supreme Court, so that the court may consider its proposal again.
Govardhan Peeth’s Shankaracharya Swami Nishchalanand Saraswati said in a communique that it is not acceptable for us to allow everyone to enter the temple in violation of centuries-old tradition of Sanatan Dharma.
Shankaracharya of the Govardhan Peeth is the head of the Pandit’s head institution Mukti Mandap in Shri Jagannath Temple. Shankaracharya said that the Supreme Court will have to reconsider its decision as Jagannath Amandir has its own importance and the non-Hindus enter the temple till date. If not given then still can not be given. Pujya Shankaracharya hopes that the Supreme Court will change its decision on the rethink petition.
Badrinath Patnaik, the acting guardian of the Odisha unit of the VHP, told that before taking any action on the temple, Gajapati Raja Diyasinha Deb of Puri and Shankaracharya of Puri Nishchalanand Saraswati should be consulted. Let us know that Jagannath Temple is also known as Sri Mandir. Patnaik said, “The state government will be appealed that he maintain his current stand in the matter and if he fails to do so, then we will file a reconsideration petition in the larger bench of the Supreme Court.