[Advaita-l] Is it appropriate for Sants (eg. Yogi Adityanath) be in Politics?

Nithin Sridhar sridhar.nithin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 1 05:22:56 EST 2018

I had written this article when Yogi Adityanath had become the CM-"Yogi
Adityanath as CM: Can a Sannyasi take up Kshaatra role?"-



On Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 2:59 PM, Sujal Upadhyay via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> Pranams,
> Before few months there was a discussion on having mandirs and chanting
> vedas overseas.
> If I remember correctly, there were comments quoting shAstra-s which even
> prohibit meeting or dealing with a-sampradAyika people.
> In context with these view, Puri SankarAchArya jI was asked similar
> question. He has given practical answer.
> Please find youtube link below.
> https://youtu.be/oVyRwE9OZ_A
> Puri SankarAchArya jI simple reply was that even if a-sampradAyika samsthA
> like nAtha yogI-s, who do not believe in varNa vyanasthA, are helping the
> cause of sanAtana dharma, for example, gau rakshA (closing of slaughter
> houses), we must support their efforts and let go of their certain acts.
> OM
> Sujal
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Nithin S

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