T Nagar temple closed after ‘Aghori’s’ visit?

The video of a naked godman offering prayers at the temple and the closure of the temple on Saturday kept the rumours running on most part of the day.

Published: 16th July 2017 08:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2017 08:39 AM   |  A+A-

Devotees outside the temple, which was closed till Saturday afternoon

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Did an aghori visit the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) Temple at T Nagar on Friday?
The video of a naked godman offering prayers at the temple and the closure of the temple on Saturday’s morning hours kept the rumour mills running on most part of the day.

Naga Baba at the
temple | Express

Shakthivasan, an advocate, identified the naked man in the video as Mehet Raman Giri Naga Baba, a mutual friend of his, whom he took to the temple on Friday.

“He is a Naga Baba, not an aghori, and he just wanted to worship god like you and me. The temple cannot discriminate against him. If they didn’t allow naked worshippers, they should have stopped him yesterday,” said Shakthivasan.

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