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Sri Ranganatha temple - Part 2 - Need better administration in india

From: Sampath Rengarajan (srengara_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Tue Sep 21 1999 - 18:29:25 PDT

Dear bAgawathAs,

Hindu muNNani is a party that  strives for a rightful conduct
of all the temples in tamil nadu. In fact they are asking the
Government  to relieve all the temples from their control and
let a local body of retired judges from high courts and retd.
police  officials   and  retd.  Collectors  and    respective
bAgwathAs run the  temple.  Chidambaram  thiru chithra koodam
temple is run by dikshithar families  (thillai  moovayiravar)
in a very efficient way. It is said that in  the   past,  the
government's  attmept  to take over the temple administration
failed.

The  temple in india  needs  good  administration.  There  is
plenty of money in india. There are plenty  of donors also in
India who  had  given  to many temples and  will give to many
temples in future.  However   it is very important that those
who hail  from a divya desam must initiate on behalf of those
hometown temples, and put in their efforts  to mobilise funds
(for supporting the temple in their  villages  or  town),  as
similar  to how adiyEn did for thiru kudanthai and adiyEn and
Sri VS did for Sri Oppiliappan kOil and so on. The native can
seek  support  from here and as well as  from  India. It is a
request to all of  you  to do so  for  those  temples in your
native town or  village.

	adiyEn  had extensively listed some specific  temples
in my articles on  Amuthan  samprOkshanam  and chAthur  mAsya
sankalpam that i posted earlier in August. I donot think that
anyone  advocated  earlier  that one should not give money to
any  temples  in india or of that sort. It was only suggested
that let the natives take  the  initiative  here or there.

Srimadh Azhagiya Singar thiruvadikaLE saraNam
Sri RanganAyikA samEtha Sri Ranganathan thiruvadikaLE saraNam
Sampath Rengarajan

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