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Mosque never existed at Lord Ram's birthplace in Ayodhya: Shankaracharya

Mosque never existed at Lord Ram's birthplace in Ayodhya: Shankaracharya

Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati today claimed that a mosque had never existed at Lord Ram's birthplace in Ayodhya and that the structure demolished by right-wing activists in 1992 was a temple.

Mar 18, 2018, 22:57 PM IST

Shankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peeth dies at 82: Final rites underway

Shankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peeth dies at 82. Final rites underway, pontiff to be interred at math. Watch this video to know more.

Mar 01, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
Vijayendra Saraswati: A quick look at the new Kanchi Shankaracharya and head of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam

Vijayendra Saraswati: A quick look at the new Kanchi Shankaracharya and head of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam

Vijayendra Saraswati can be expected to soon identify his successor.

Feb 28, 2018, 14:45 PM IST
Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati dead at 82

Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati dead at 82

He will be succeeded as the head of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam by Vijayendra Saraswati.

Feb 28, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

Shankaracharya for 'plebiscite' on both sides of Kashmir

"A plebiscite under the supervision of United Nations representative and guarded by forces of United Nations should be held in both sides of the Kashmir," he said.

Aug 28, 2016, 20:18 PM IST
Natural disasters happen when head of state deviates from righteousness: Swaroopanand

Natural disasters happen when head of state deviates from righteousness: Swaroopanand

Shankaracharya of Dwarka-Sharda Peeth Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati on Wednesday said whenever the head of a state deviates from the path of righteousness, natural disasters like drought become inevitable, days after he said Maharashtra was facing drought because its people worship Sai Baba of Shirdi.

Apr 13, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
Honeymooning couples, picnic-goers responsible for Kedarnath floods: Shankaracharya

Honeymooning couples, picnic-goers responsible for Kedarnath floods: Shankaracharya

Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati had on Sunday said that entry of women in the Shani Shingnapur temple will lead to rise in crimes against them like rape.

Apr 13, 2016, 08:40 AM IST

We would be great country, but won't produce Hitler: Mohan Bhagwat

In an apparent rejoinder to the criticism that Hindu nationalism is akin to fascism, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said India was bound to become a great country, but, in the process, no Hitler would arise.

Mar 18, 2016, 23:26 PM IST

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Centre should enact law to check cow slaughter: Azam Khana

Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has demanded that the Centre should enact an effective law to check cow slaughter and prevent people from making "irresponsible statements" on the issue of beef and bovines.

Oct 30, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Azam Khan expresses gratitude to Shankaracharya for gifting cow

 Uttar Pradesh Minority Welfare and Urban Development Minister Azam Khan on Monday thanked Shankaracharya of Govardhan Peeth Swami Adhokshjanand Maharaj for gifting him a cow and said that those who have harmed an 'innocent and useful animal' like cow are sinners.

Oct 27, 2015, 03:50 AM IST

PIL questions Puri seer's chariot rulings of 2013

The Orissa High Court on Friday issued notices to the state government and Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee (SJTMC) on a PIL which questions the propriety of SJTMC in seeking the opinion of the Shankaracharya as to who has the right to climb the chariots during the Car festival and touch the deities.

Jul 17, 2015, 22:59 PM IST

Puri Shankaracharya blames chief administrator for temple mess

 Barely a week before the Nabakalebara Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath gets underway, Shankaracharya of Puri Swami Nischalananda Saraswati on Friday blamed the chief administrator of the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration for the mismanagement in the 12th century shrine.

Jul 10, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Sri Jagannath temple admin and Shankaracharya bury hatchets

The year-long impasse involving the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) and Shankaracharya of Puri Govardhan Peeth over climbing of chariots by the seer ended today with the former softening its stance and inviting the Shankaracharya for the purpose.

May 26, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

Shankaracharya row: No HC interim relief to Swami Vasudevananda

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday declined to grant interim relief to religious leader Swami Vasudevananda Saraswati who has challenged a lower court order declaring his claim to the title of "Shankaracharya" of Jyotishpeeth Badrikashram shrine as illegal.

May 26, 2015, 20:22 PM IST