"Choice with devotee:" Madras High Court declines plea against TN State HR&CE order for temples to chant mantras in Tamil, not only Sanskrit

The Court recalled that in a 2008 judgment, it had been concluded that there was nothing in the agamas or other religious scriptures to show that chanting of mantras in Tamil is prohibited.
"Choice with devotee:" Madras High Court declines plea against TN State HR&CE order for temples to chant mantras in Tamil, not only Sanskrit
Madurai Meenakshi TempleImage for representative purposes only

The Madras High Court on Friday declined to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) petition which had raised grievance that the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department (HR &CE Department) was forcing Hindu temples to perform pujas in Tamil language as well, instead of only Sanskrit (Rangarajan Narasimhan v. The Principal Secretary and anr).

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