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Should Non-brahmins Conduct Temple Rituals?

sadhguru you are talking about liberating hindu temples from the clutches of the government if that happens i understand management can be done by anybody but who should actually be in touch with the deity will it again go back to the brahmins sadhguru is this the only way to run a temple okay i am not talking about it and i am just trying to translate what is written in the constitution as to how any spiritual or if you want to call it religious spaces should be managed or run the fundamental rights in the country and in most parts of the world almost every democratic nation everybody can run their spiritual and religious institutions the way they want those who want will go there those who don't want will not go there so should a particular community come back this issue of only one community should be inside the temple i think we have settled it with the dravidian moments communities were formed on the basis of profession if you're a carpenter you're one kind of acharya if you're a goldsmith you're another kind of acharya if you're a blacksmith you're another kind of acharya if you're a trader you're one kind of vaishya if you are agriculturalist you are another kind if you are a ruling club you know if you are a militant class you are one kind so based on professions communities happened over a period of time it is not that there was no transmigration people could go it is over a period of time where unfortunately people will perceive differences as discrimination and use it as a tool of exploitation so if the hindu temples if you're saying i'm saying they must be liberated hindu temples must be liberated because because one important aspect of this is it never belonged to a particular religion it belonged to a particular trait devi temples are made one way shiva temples are made another way krishna temples are made another way vishnu temples are all in one way brahma temples in different ways and all the different kinds of devis they are made differently these were all energy centers established for different purposes according to your purpose whoever whoever you are you could go there and according to its nature different class of people manage different types of temples over a period of time for the maintenance of the temple by the devotees constantly contributing to the temple temple's wealth grew as the wealth grew slowly certain communities tried to kind of dominate that because there was so much money and so much wealth so naturally certain people dominated that well in the british era you must understand this the hindu temples were not taken over by the british empire it was taken over by a corporate called east india company a business took over the temples why was you think the business was interested in your religion no because they saw there was so much wealth they decided they must take it in 1840 because these temples were managed by the english people resistance rose in the christian community both back home for them and also here that christian men are managing pagan temples and we cannot condone that so they decided to hand it back by then they had shaved off all the jewelry this that they were not they couldn't take the land to england so they took only what could be mood some temples escaped this most temples lost their gold and diamond and everything that they had in huge quantities because people went on contributing only when some emergency like a famine or something came it was for the temple to decide how much it should spend on those situations anyway that's a history thing now if we release it should the brahmins come back not at all there was a time where if you had to be in the army you had to be akshatriya if you have to be in the temple you had to be a brahmana well as you know today you can join the indian army no matter what caste creed or religion you are so similarly the same should happen to the temples the only thing is the necessary training so we can open up institutions which will do the training so it doesn't matter what religion or caste you are you should still be able to serve similarly we must establish institutions where we will train people what should happen in a shiva temple what should happen in a krishna temple what should happen in a vishnu temple what should happen in a devi temple so whoever whoever learns the process and passes the examination they will run the temple well right here at esa yoga center this is a classic example here the birabi devi a stringent training process because this has a certain level of ritual involved only women can do it men are only in the outskirts of the temple they cannot go in because that's the nature of the consecration here in the dhyanalinga temple one half of the month the lunar month men manage it another half of the loan or month women manage it but they're all brahmacaris both ways they're all ash people because he is us that is beyond the 12 number he is like that now there is a karla bharava temple coming up you will see there will be totally a different breed of people managing that yes because that serves not only the living that is built to serve the dead so that needs a completely different kind of involvement it's different kind of competence to manage that and even in terms of who comes into the temple see here people of all kinds of religions cast creed everybody is coming nobody checks who is who because we are not interested who your father was we are only interested where you want to go this is the fundamental of democracy i'm telling you the fundamental of democracy is we are not interested who your father was we are only interested who you are that's democracy that is the basis of spirituality we don't care who your father was or your grandfather was whatever he might have been what are you where do you want to go this is all the concern of a spiritual process so temples were not places of worship temples were not places where one man leads the prayer and everybody follows what he says it never was priest only conducted a process he's just there to facilitate he's never ruling the place he's never dominating the place he's never giving a teaching nobody ever gives a teaching or philosophy or any kind of stirring up of the society this is very important for the future of the world so do not just call them hindu temples they are really temples where human beings can transform themselves human beings can nourish themselves for their inner development so right now i am saying even mosques and churches and everything should become like this let us say i like one aspect of what they are doing in a mosque why can't i go there no it's all segmented now you can only go here they can only go there fortunately we've changed this completely here there are a whole lot of people coming many ladies coming burka clad ladies they like jana linga they like to sit there uh bhairavi is probably too ritualistic for them they just look like this and go away but they like the ana

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