No God expects anybody to torture self for atonement, Madras HC on Parakkum KavadiFebruary 12 2019
The Madras High Court recently made an earnest plea to give up faith-based practices that involve bodily torture.
"After all no God is expecting from anybody to torture his own body for atonement", said Justice N Seshasayee.
The judge made the appeal while dealing with a petition filed to allow the conduct of a Parakkum Kavadi procession to a temple in Madurai.
The Parakkum Kavadi
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