Muslim youth will probably be made the chief monks of Lingayat Math, this can be a huge cause

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Lingayat Math in Gadag district of northern Karnataka is headed by a Muslim youth, Dewan Sharif Rahimansab Mulla. Lingayat Math has determined to make Muslim youth Dewan Sharif Rahmanasab Mulla their priest (priest), breaking traditions. Sharif will probably be ordained priest at Murugrajendra Koraneshwara Shantidham Math positioned in Asuti village.

Dewan Sharif Rahmanasab Mulla, 33, will probably be sworn in as a priest of Lingayat Math on 26 February. The monastery is related to the 350-year-old Koraneshwar Sansthan Monastery of Khajuri village in Kalburgi. Many years in the past Sharif's father donated two acres of land for this monastery. Mulla stated that he’s impressed by the teachings of 12th century Basavanna and has been working for social justice and concord since childhood. <! –

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According to the knowledge, Mulla has been appointed because the priest of Murugharajendra Koraneshwar Shantidham Math in Asuti village. The predominant factor is that Mulla's father donated two acres of land for this monastery years in the past. He gave this donation after being influenced by Shivayogi's discourses in Asuti. Shivayogi advised that development work of Asuti Math is occurring. Mulla has been ordained as a priest in Murugrajendra Koraneshwara Shantidham Math, positioned in Asuti village.

12 Dreamed of social justice and concord within the 20th century

For this shantidham monastery related to the 350-year-old Koraneshwara Sansthan Math of Khajuri village in Kalburgi, the priest of Khajuri Math, Murugrajendra Koraneshwar Shivayogi, says, 'Basavanna's philosophy is common and we embrace followers regardless of caste and faith. He had dreamed of social justice and concord within the 12th century and following his teachings, the monastery has opened its doorways to all. '

Sharif's father donated land to determine a monastery

Influenced by Shivayogi's discourses in Asuti, Sharif's father late Rahimansab Mulla donated land to determine a monastery within the village. Shivayogi stated, 'Mulla is dedicated to the philosophy of Basavanna. His father additionally took 'gender initiation' from us. On November 10, 2019, Sharif took 'Diksha'. We have educated them within the final three years on numerous points of Lingayat faith and Basavanna's teachings.

I’ll proceed on the identical path promoted by Basavanna and my mentor

Mulla additional stated, 'I used to run a flour mill within the close by Menasagi village and spend my free time with the unfold of discourses written by Basavanna and different 12th-century sages. Murugrajendra Swamiji acknowledged this small service of mine and took me with him. I’ll proceed on the identical path promoted by Basavanna and my Guru. '

' With the assist of all of the devotees of the monastery, the post of priest has been assigned to Mulla '

Mulla is married. He is the daddy of three daughters and a son. In Lingayat monasteries, the householder just isn’t appointed as a priest. But Mulla's case is completely different. Shivayogi stated, 'Lingayat Dharma believes in salvation by samsara (household). A household man can grow to be a grasp and do social and non secular work. ' He stated, 'With the assist of all of the devotees of the monastery, the post of priest has been assigned to Mulla.'

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