The right way

In recent times I have observed that many different practices are being followed by our religious institutions. Ceremonies and prayers are performed in different ways with institutions following different paths. I do not say who is right and who is wrong; that is for religious scholars to determine. But I feel that we lose credibility and faith when we see such differences. Institutions need to use a standard operating procedure. There will always be your way, my way and the right way. The right way should be made compulsory for all to follow. Standardization will increase both faith and belief. FRAM DINSHAW DESAI Hyderabad The editors reply: There is no mechanism to enforce compulsory compliance, assuming that the clergy even agree on standard operating procedures. ...

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