Idol ‘pu­ri­fied’ in tem­ple town af­ter woman of­fers prayers

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - FRONT PAGE -

PUNE: The idol of Shani, in the tem­ple town of Shing­na­pur in Ahmed­na­gar district, was “pu­ri­fied” on Sun­day, af­ter a woman per­formed ‘ab­hishek’ at the tem­ple. Res­i­dents and tem­ple trustees ob­jected to the puja per­formed by her, as women are barred from en­ter­ing the sanc­tum.

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