A menstruating woman who cooks food for her husband will be reborn as a ‘kutri’ in her next life, whereas her husband is doomed to be an ox, opines Swami Krushnaswarup Das ji in a video that has recently gone viral.
The video is not recent — it is from a larger interaction that took place last year. But news reports and outraged netizens have once again put the Swami’s comments under the spotlight.
Swami Krushnaswarup Das ji is a saint associated with the Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in Gujarat’s Bhuj.
The incident has outraged many including Bollywood Director Abhinav Sinha after the clip went viral.
Abhinav Sinha put it, “This would be Hindu Rashtra, Want it”?
ऐसा होगा हिंदू राष्ट्र। चाहिए? https://t.co/smWEr1bjPE
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) February 18, 2020
The incident assumes greater significance in light of a recent incident at the Shri Sahjanand Girls’ Institute in Bhuj, which incidentally is run by a trust of the Swaminarayan Temple.
On February 11, around 68 girl students of the college were allegedly forced by hostel authorities to remove their undergarments to check if they were menstruating.