The Sri Durga Malleswara Swamyvarla Devasthanam has issued a set of accepted rules for religious and administrative staff, issued the Dos’ and ‘Don’ts on the Temple premises.
Temple official officer Ch. Narsing Rao on Monday, referring to a circular issued by the AP Dharmika Parishad in 2011, said it had been made required for the temple staff to wear white shirt and dhoti. They should also sport a ‘tilak’. Smoking and utilization of zarda and gutka have been Prohibited, he included.
The EO said staff, including archakas and Vedic researchers, ought to entirely take after Vedic standards. “They should wear a ‘yagnopaveetha’, sikha and garments as recommended in religious texts,” he included. In addition, Vedic researchers ought to recount Vedas for six hours a day at the Temple.
They won’t be permitted to go to private capacities directed outside the Temples. “The archakas’ conduct ought to be in coupled with agama sukti, Archakah sah harih sakshat cha roopi na samsaya without a doubt an archaka is walking God,” he said.