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Q 1. Viswamitra was Kshatriya but attained the status of a 'Bahmana', then why a person belonging to a 'Dalit' caste can not be the chief Priest of any worship ?

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Asked by Santiranjan Pal, 07 May '12 05:24 pm
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Over past so many centuries the caste system has been perverted by ruthless people and mad so oppressive.
It should be pointed out to these (so called) pure castes is that Lord Krishna, whom they worship as manifestation of the Almighty Creator was, Himself, an OBC (Yadav).
sakheti matva prasabham yad uktam
he krishna he yadava he sakheti
(Bhagwad Geeta 11 / 41)
Answered by Vikram, 07 May '12 06:25 pm

 
  
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Yes if they are ready to do what Vishwamitra DID
and create their own TRISHANKU SWARG
Answered by ajit kulkarni, 07 May '12 05:32 pm

 
  
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That was mythology and this is real life. whateever happens in books/stories cannot happen in real life also
Answered by rajan, 07 May '12 05:28 pm

 
  
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Nowadays no one can show miracles as the ppl in satyajug used to show !!
Answered by Mrinalendra Banerjee, 08 May '12 10:01 am

 
  
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Your statement is incorrect. ISKCON is a standing example of people of many nationalities and castes achieving brahmanhood and priesthood. Christians, muslims, dalits, etc have all of them achieved what you are referring to.
The Gaudiya Vaishnavas who are into Krishna Consciousness also have the history of many dalits becoming brahmins and priests.
If you are interested meet them and you can join their movement which is an international organistation. When foreigners can become why not a dalit.
The only qualification required is to live and do as the scriptures ordain. Your reference to Vishwamitra is therefore not relevant as things are happening even today. We have to keep our eyes and ears open.
Answered by sridhar santhanam, 08 May '12 11:23 am

 
  
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I visited the temple at Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu, which is the Jeeva-samadhi temple of Thirumazhisai Alwar, one of the 12 Alwars who are famous in Vaishnavam. Thirumazhisai Alwar was a Harijan. When once the Brahmin priests in Puliyur insulted him as Sudra, Perumal made them forget their Krishna yajur Veda. Only after they apologized to this Siddha purush, he forgave and made them remember the Veda. Pitifully Brahmin priest families enjoy this temple and its wealth and the worst part is Harijans were made stand outside this temple too till Gandhiji's struggle against this injustice.

Let them cheat the whole world saying that God created Varnasrama dharma the four castes and made them as first caste, but, let them at-least leave the temples of Harijan saints and let them be priest-ed by Harijan people. This includes the world famous Sabari Mala named after the Harijan woman saint Sabari-matha as addressed by our great Sri Ram.

An irreversible error has occurred to Brahmins and it has ...more
Answered by Brummendra Dasar, 08 May '12 12:00 am

 
  
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They can , if they will adopt the SANSKAR ......... even RAMDEV is from a YADAV family, Sia baba is from a Dalit family ........ many more are there ......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 07 May '12 05:27 pm

 
  
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