Sadhguru leads the push to ‘free Tamil Nadu temples’, says ‘temples unfortunately have become cash cows’

    27-Mar-2021
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A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised in its manifesto to hand over the administration of Hindu temples in Tamil Nadu to a separate board comprising Hindu scholars and saints, spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on Wednesday reiterated his concern over the dire state of shrines in the southern state.
 
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In a series of tweets with the hashtag ‘Free TN temples’, the founder of the Isha Foundation said there was a need to “reverse” the “rate of decay in our temples” for generations to come. He described the destruction of sculptures in the temples as "a loss not just for the Tamil community" but also "a colossal loss for humanity".