Puri Shankaracharya

Puri Shankaracharya lauds Uttarakhand ​govt for reconstruction work

Puri Shankaracharya Swami Adhokchajanand on Saturday lauded the Uttarakhand government for the reconstruction work en route to Kedarnath but said it is also the state government's responsibility to dig the debris near the Himalayan shrine in search of bodies and dispose them of with proper Hindu rituals.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Directionless Christian, Communist, Muslim systems running India: Puri Shankaracharya

Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Wednesday claimed that India was being run by "directionless Christian, Communist and Muslim systems" and its democracy and Constitution were not in line with the country's needs and traditions.

Jun 17, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

Conversions due to poverty and illiteracy: Puri Shankaracharya

To tackle the issue of conversion of Hindus, Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati has said attention should be paid to the problems of poverty and illiteracy.

Dec 23, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

Register FIR against Puri Shankaracharya: NCSC

National Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked Jharkhand police to register an FIR against Puri Shankaracharya for his alleged remarks on entry of dalits into temples.

Oct 18, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

Puri Shankaracharya lauds NDA govt efforts to improve foreign relations

Lauding the NDA government for its efforts to improve foreign relations, Puri Shankaracharya, Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to the US has given a boost to India's image.

Oct 02, 2014, 22:40 PM IST

OPCC chief for solution to solve Rath Jatra controversy

With the row over Puri Shankaracharya`s boycott of Lord Jagannath`s Rath Jatra lingering, senior Congress leader Jaydev Jena said the controversy should be resolved jointly by the seer, temple administration and Odisha government.

Jul 04, 2014, 15:29 PM IST

Odisha Govt promises Puri Shankaracharya`s security on raths

The Odisha government today decided to ensure security of seer Swami Nischalananda Saraswati in the backdrop of a face-off between Daitapati priests and Shankaracharya of Puri.

Jun 28, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

Rath climbing ban: Temple asks Odisha govt to review decision

The Govardhan Peeth, the seat of Puri Shankaracharya, on Saturday slammed the Odisha Government for not imposing a blanket ban on devotees climbing chariots during Lord Jagannath`s Rath Yatra and demanded to reconsider its decision.

Jun 15, 2014, 00:40 AM IST

Narendra Modi does not reflect composite culture: Kabir Mutt chief

As the campaign picks up for the high-profile contest, the head of the famous Kabir Mutt here has said Modi does not reflect the composite culture of this temple town and cautioned that his contesting election from the "sacred place".

May 02, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

Will go to Varanasi to oppose Modi: Puri Shankaracharya

Puri Shankaracharya Swami Adhokshjanand Devtirath today said that he would go to Varanasi to ask religious leaders to oppose Narendra Modi, whom he held responsible for the 2002 riots in Gujarat.

May 01, 2014, 16:52 PM IST

Puri seer says education system has turned man into machine

India`s education system has led to fragmentation of families and is gradually turning man into a machine, the Shankaracharya of Puri, Swami Nischalananda Saraswati has said.

Jul 14, 2013, 15:40 PM IST

God bless these Godmen

Some spiritual gurus have no control over their blabbering tongue.

Jan 23, 2013, 17:48 PM IST

Puri Shankaracharya blames western influence for rapes

Western influence was one of the main reasons behind the rise in incidents of rape in the country, Sankaracharya of Puri Swami Sri Nischalananda Saraswati said.

Jan 16, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

Death penalty will not end rapes: Puri Shankaracharya

Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swamy Shri Nischalananda Saraswati of Puri said death penalty will not end incidents of rape in the country and women should be placed in a higher position in the society to stop such crimes against them.

Jan 13, 2013, 18:42 PM IST

Death penalty will not end rapes: Puri Shankaracharya

Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swamy Shri Nischalananda Saraswati of Puri on Sunday said death penalty will not end incidents of rape in the country.

Jan 13, 2013, 18:06 PM IST

Puri Shankaracharya invites Kashmiri separatists to Kumbh Mela

Terming the Kashmir issue as a political one, Puri Shankaracharya, Swami Adhokshjanand Tirtha said dialogue was the only way out.

Jul 12, 2012, 22:25 PM IST

Puri Shankaracharya supports Ramdev`s eviction

Social activist Swami Agnivesh had also met Sibal
yesterday and had condemned the government`s action against

Jun 07, 2011, 00:38 AM IST

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