This Gharwapasi may not be of Interest to Seculars

By HK published on September 5, 2016


Chertallai: When the parish wrecked vengeance upon a family owing to a male member’s refusal to go to church or stick by its norms by not granting his deceased mother her funeral rights, it is Sanatana Dharma that came to rescue. The son Shiju, a native of Kalavamkode, Chertallai decided to cremate his mother Leelamma’s mortal remains, a retired Headmistress of Pattanakkadu Government Girls High School, in accordance with Hindu rites.
According to sources, Shiju though a believer was never a regular churchgoer. His presence was marked only on special festive occasions. This was noted by the parish, which they did not approve of. And so when Leelamma was no more, they retaliated by insisting that Leelamma’s body can be laid to rest only if Shiju submitted a written apology if he wanted his mother to be intered as per Christian rites. However Shiju refused to comply. He sought the aid of Hindu priests, performed the rituals according to Hindu Shastras and cremated her body.

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  1. Rama Reply

    September 5, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    The church failed to understand the member’s dilemma in following a religion that never made any sense to him . Compulsion & threat cannot sustain a religion & that’s what. This man showed the church. Kudos to HK

  2. Mohan muju Reply

    September 6, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    Well done by. The son

  3. Manoj Reply

    November 12, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    Why the Hindu organisations did not go to his house in large numbers and help him with his mother’s last rites. Then the christian and leftist media couldn’t have ignored it totally. Unfortunately the hindu organisations does not have the alertness to use all oppurtunities to promote themselves.

  4. Sridhar Reply

    July 28, 2017 at 11:22 pm

    This is called blessing in disguise. She has gone to the real heaven instead of the desert heaven which is nothing but pure hell.

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