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 Gfo;tha;e;j gFj;jwpTthjpAk; cstpay; ty;YdUkhd lhf;lH Vg;ufhk; NfhT+iu mwpahjtHfs; ,Uf;f khl;lhHfs;. flTs; mtjhuq;fSf;Fk;> Nga;gpy;yp #dpak; nra;gtHfSf;Fk;> nrg;gb tpj;ij nra;gtHfSf;Fk; mtH rpk;knrhg;gdkhf tpsq;fpdhH. 

flTs; mtjhuk; vd;W fUjg;gLk; rhap ghthTf;F NfhT+H miw $ty; tpl;lhH. ""rq;fpyp> Nkhjpuk;> fbfhuk; vd;nwy;yhk; tutioj;Jf; fhl;LfpwPHfs;.  cq;fshy; KbAnkd;why; xU G+rdpf;fhia tiu tioj;Jf; fhl;l KbAkh?""  

flTs; mtjhuq;fs; vd;W nrhy;gtHfs; vg;NghJk; cs;sq; iff;Fs; mlq;ff;$ba nghUl;fshd tpG+jp> rq;fpyp> kzpf;$L> rptypq;fk; ,tw;iw tutioj;Jf; fhl;LthHfNsnahopa G+rdpf;fha; Nghd;w gUkdhd nghUis tutioj;Jf; fhl;LtJ fpilahJ. fhl;lTk; KbahJ.  

nfhQ;rf; fhyj;Jf;F Kd; jpy;ypapy; rhap ghgh fye;J nfhz;l tpohtpy; ifapy; ,Ue;j rpiyf;F mbapy; ifiatpl;L xU rq;fpypia vLf;f mtH tpy;yq;fg;gl;lij tPbNah fkuh fhl;bf; nfhLj;Jtpl;lJ. gpd;dH me;j tpoh epfo;r;rpia ,e;jpa njhiyf;fhl;rpapy; fhl;Ltij epWj;jp tpl;lhHfs;. Mdhy; Discovery Channel flTs; mtjhuq;fs; (Godmen) vd;w jiyg;gpy; xspgug;gpa FWk;glj;jpy; me;jf; fhl;rpiag; Nghl;Lf; fhl;bdhHfs;.      

lhf;lH NfhT+H  1978k; Mz;L nrg;glk;gH jpq;fs; 18k; ehs; ,aw;if va;jpaNghJ mtuJ tpUg;gj;jpw;F ,zq;f mtuJ fz;fs; ,uz;Lk; kUj;Jtf; fy;Yhupf;F nfhLf;fg;gl;lJ. mtuJ vYk;Gf;$L nfhOk;G NjH];ld; fy;Yhupf;Ff; nfhLf;fg;gl;lJ. NjH];ld; fy;Yhupapy;  NfhT+H ePz;l fhyk; tpupTiuahsuhfg; gzpahw;wpatH. ,it mtH ,we;j gpd;Gk; jd;dhy; khdplj;jpw;F (Humanity)  gad; ,Uf;f Ntz;Lk; vd;w mtuJ rpe;jidf;F vLj;Jf;fhl;lhFk;.

 lhf;lH NfhT+H xU miuEhw;whz;L fhykhf ke;jpu je;jpuq;fs;> Nga; gpy;yp #dpaq;fs;gw;wp  tpupthf Muha;e;jtH. mtuJ KbT? mtw;wpy; ve;j cz;ikAk; ,y;iy vd;gNj. ""ahUf;Fk; mw;Gjq;fs; GupAk; Mw;wy; fpilahJ. mit Guhzq;fspYk;> gugug;Gf;Fk; ngaHNghd nra;jpj;jhs;fspy; kl;LNk cz;L"" vd;gJ lhf;lH NfhT+upd; KbthFk;.  

jq;fsplk; mw;Gj Mw;wy;fs; cz;L vd;W  nrhy;gtHfis> me;j mw;Gj Mw;wiy Nkhrbf;F ,lkpy;yhj fl;Lg;ghlhd #oypy; vz;gpj;Jf; fhl;LkhW NfhT+H miw$ty; tpLj;J flTs; mtjhuq;fs; kl;lj;jpy; fpypia cz;L gz;zpaJ.  

jd;dplk; cs;s EW &ghj;  jhspd; ,yf;fj;ij rupahfr; nrhy;Yfpw ke;jputhjpfs;> khe;jpupfHfs;> NrhjplHfSf;F xU ,yl;r &ghia (me;jf; fhyj;J xU ,yl;rk; ,g;NghJ xU Nfhbf;Fr; rkk;) guprhff; nfhLf;fj; jahH vd;W NfhT+H mwptpj;jhH. Mdhy; mtH capNuhL ,Ue;j kl;Lk; xUtH$l mtuJ ge;jaj;ij Vw;f Kd;tutpy;iy.  

mNj khjpup jz;zPupy; ahuhtJ ele;J fhl;bdhy; mtUf;Fk; xU ,yl;rk; jUtjhf NfhT+H mwptpj;jhH.  

Mdhy; ,k;Kiw mtuJ ge;jaj;ij gk;ghiar; NrHe;j xU rhkpahH Vw;Wf; nfhz;L nra;jpj; jhs;fspy; tpsk;guKk; nra;jhH. gk;ghapy; cs;s xU gpugy N`hl;lYf;Fr; nrhe;jkhd xU ePr;ry; jlhfj;jpy; xU Fwpg;gpl;l ehspy;> Fwpg;gpl;l Neuj;jpy; rhkpahH jz;zPupy; ele;J fhl;l Vw;ghlhapw;W. rhkpahupd; rhjidiag; ghHf;f kf;fs; $l;lk; miy NkhjpaJ. rhkpahH te;jhH. fz;iz %b nfhQ;r Neuk; jpahdk; nra;jhH. jz;zPupy; ,wq;fpdhH. nghJf;nfd;W cs;Ns Ngha;tpl;lhH. mg;NghJjhd; mtUf;F ePr;ry;$lj; njupahJ vd;gJ njupate;jJ. gf;fj;jpy; cs;stHfs; gha;e;J jz;zPH Fbj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;j rhkpahiuf; fiuf;F ,Oj;J te;jhHfs;. 

NfhT+H Nfl;lhH "" rhkpahNu cq;fSf;F Vd; ,e;j Ntiy. xU ,yl;rj;Jf;F Mirg;gl;L capiutplg;  ghHj;jPNu?"" 

"",y;iy. xU ,yl;rj;Jf;F ,jid ehd; nra;atpy;iy. vdf;Ff; nfhQ;r tpsk;guk; Njitg;gl;lJ. mjw;fhfj;jhd; jz;zPupy; elf;f KbAk; vd;W nrhd;Ndd;"" vd;W rhkpahH mOJ tbe;jhH! 

lhf;lH NfhT+Uk; mtuJ kidtpAk; eLr; rhkj;jpy; rtf;rhiyfspy; Nga;fisj; Njbg; NghapUf;fpwhHfs;. Nga; ClhLfpwjhff; fUjg;gLk; tPLfSf;Fg; NghapUf;fpwhHfs;.  

jdJ tho;f;if mDgtq;fis mbg;gilahf  itj;J lhf;lH NfhT+H ”Begone Godmen”  “God Demons and Spirits” vd;w ,uz;L Ehy;fis Mq;fpyj;jpy; vOjpAs;shH. ,jpy; fhzg;gLk; xU fij kiyahs nkhopapy; jpiug;glkhf vLf;fg;gl;L XNfh vd;W Xbr; rhjid gilj;jJ. 

lhf;lH NfhT+H 1898k; Mz;L Nfusj;jpy; gpwe;jtH. mtuJ je;ijahH xU rpupad; fpwpj;jt ghjpupahH. jdJ Muk;gg; gbg;ig jpUty;yk; rpupad; fpwpj;Jt nrkpdupapy; Kbj;Jf; nfhz;l NfhT+H Nky;gbg;Gf;fhf fy;fj;jh nrd;W ngq;fghrp fy;Yhupapy; fy;tp fw;whH. jhtuapay;> tpyq;fpay; ghlq;fspypNa mtH rpwg;Gg; Gyik ngw;whH. mjd;gpd; Nfhl;lak; rp.vk;.v];. fy;Yhupapy; cjtp tpupTiuahsuhfg; gzpahw;wpdhH.  

lhf;lH NfhT+upd; tho;f;if ,yl;rpak; kf;fs; %lj;jdj;Jf;F ,iuahfhky; mwpit tsHj;J gFj;jwpTthjpfshf tho Ntz;Lk; vd;gNj. ,jw;fhf %lj;jdj;jpd; Kilehw;wk; tPRk; ,e;jpahtpw;F mbf;fb Ngha; te;jhH. ""mw;Gjq;fis mk;gyg;gLj;Jk;"" epfo;r;rpfs; gytw;iw nra;J fhl;bdhH. mtUf;F ,yl;rf;fzf;fhd NgHfis ftHe;J ,Of;Fk; ey;y Ngr;Rtd;ik ,Ue;jJ. lhf;lH jdJ gug;Giuf;F jd;NdhL jdJ ez;gH gp. gpNukhde;jh ( ,J NtW gpNukhde;jh. jpUr;rp rpiwf; fk;gpfspw;Fg; gpd;dhy; ,uz;L MAs; jz;lidia Vf fhyj;jpy; mDgtpj;Jf; nfhz;bUf;Fk; ""Rthkp"" gpNukhde;jh my;y)  vd;gtiu mioj;Jg; NghdhH.  

gpNukhde;jh ,e;jpa murplk; ,Ue;J mwptpaiy tsHj;j njhz;Lf;fhf NCSTC gupR ngw;wtH. gpNukhde;jh rhjhuz kf;fisj; jpiff;f itf;Fk; Ehw;Wf; fzf;fhd nrg;gb tpj;jfis> mw;Gjq;fis meharkhf nra;J fhl;LthH. vz;nza;f;Fg; gjpy; jz;zPupy; tpsf;Fj; jpup vuptJ> iel;wpf; fhbia mg;gbNa tpOq;FtJ> fz;zhbapy; jhdhfNt gpk;gq;fs; Njhd;WtJ> ifapy; ,Uf;Fk; Jzpapy; jpBnudj; jP gw;wpf; nfhs;tJ vd;git mtw;wpy; rpythFk;!  

lhf;lH NfhT+H 1928k; Mz;L ,yq;iff;F Gyk; ngaHe;J aho;g;ghzk; kj;jpa fy;Yhupapy; Mrpupauhfr; NrHe;jhH. Kjyhz;by; mtH jhtutpay; gbg;gpj;jNjhL fpwpj;jt khztHfSf;F tptpypa Ntjj;ijAk; gbg;gpj;jhH. tptpypa Ntj ghlj;jpy; mtuJ khztHfs; mj;jid NgUk; rpwg;ghf rpj;jpnaa;jpdhHfs;. Mdhy; mLj;j Mz;L fy;Yhup mjpgH tz. gpjh. fh\; (Rt.Rev.Cash) mtuplk; ,Ue;J fpwpj;jt ghlg;gbg;igg;  gpLq;fp me;jf; fy;Yhupapy; gbg;gpj;Jf; nfhz;bUe;j  cjtp mjpgH tz.gpjh X.vy;. fpg;rd; (Rt.Rev. Gibson) mtHfsplk; xg;gilj;J tpl;lhH.   

mijapl;L fy;Yhup mjpguplk; tpsf;fk; Nfl;lhH NfhT+H. fy;Yhup mjpgH rpupj;Jf; nfhz;Nl nrhd;dhH ""Vg;ufhk;!  cd;dplk;  tptpypa Ntj ghlk; gbj;j khzhf;fHfs; vy;NyhUNk ey;y ngWNgWfisg; ngw;W rpj;jpnaa;jpdhHfs; vd;gJ cz;ikjhd;.  Mdhy; mtHfs; mj;jidNgUNk jq;fs; kjek;gpf;ifia ,oe;J tpl;lhHfs;!"" 

1943k; Mz;L kj;jpa fy;Yhupia tpl;Ltpyfp fhyp wpr;nkd;l; fy;Yhupapy; NrHe;jhH. mg;Gwk; kTz;l;Nydpah gup.njhkh]; fy;Yhupf;F khwpdhH. 1959y; mwptpay; jpizf;fs jiyik MrpupaH nghWg;gpypUe;J Xa;T ngw;whH.  

,jd; gpd;dNu lhf;lH NfhT+H jhd; mJfhytiu Ma;T nra;J te;j Md;kPfk;> MtpAyf rk;ge;jkhd Jiwfs;gw;wp vOjTk;> NgrTk; Muk;gpj;jhH. jdJ ,sikf; fhyj;ijg; gw;wp lhf;lH NfhT+H gpd;tUkhW $wpapUf;fpwhH: 

""kw;wf; Foe;ijfs; NghyNt ehDk; vdJ jha;je;ijauhy; %isr; ryit nra;ag;gl;L mtHfsJ kjk;gw;wpa %lek;gpf;iffs; vd;kPJ jpzpf;fg;gl;lJ. gpw;fhyj;jpy me;j ,sikf;fhy %lek;gpf;iffis cjwpj; js;StJ vd;gJ kiyNky; VWtJNghy; ,Ue;jJ.""     

lhf;lH NfhT+H Nkw;nfhz;l ke;jpu je;jpuq;fs;> khe;jpupfq;fs; gw;wpa Ma;tpd; fhuzkhf mwpahik Fbnfhz;bUe;j kf;fsJ kdjpy; Nga;fs;gw;wpa gaj;ij

mfw;wp> mtjhuq;fs;> mw;Gjf;fhuHfs;> #dpaf;fhuHfs;> trpafhuHfs;> NrhjplHfs;> ifNuif rhj;jpupfs;> rhjfk; fzpg;NghH> fhz;lk; thrpg;NghH> Md;kPfthjpfs;> vz;rhj;jpupfs;> gQ;rhq;ffhuHfs; Nghd;wtHfsJ gzk; fwf;Fk; Nkhrbfis mk;gyg;gLj;jp kf;fsplk; gFj;jwpit tsHf;fg; ghLgl;lhH. 

Nga;gpbj;j tPLfspy; gLj;J cwq;fpdhH. eLr; rhkj;jpy; Nga;fisj; Njb Rliyiar; Rw;wpdhH. "" vtd; jdJ mw;Gjq;fis kw;wtHfsJ Ma;Tf;F cl;gLj;j  kWf;fpwhNdh mtd; xU Vkhw;Wf;fhud;. vtndhUtDf;F mw;Gjq;fis Ma;e;J ghHf;fj; ijupak; ,y;iyNah mtd; Vkhsp. vtd; vijAk; Ma;tpd;wp ek;GfpwhNdh mtd; Kl;lhs;"" vd;gJ  lhf;lH NfhT+upd; jPHg;G.    

jdJ FLk;gj;jpy; elf;Fk; kq;fsfukhd epfo;r;rpfis ml;lkp etkp> uhFfhyk;> akfz;lk; ghHj;J itj;Jf; nfhz;lhH. ,aw;iff;Fkhwhd mw;Gjq;fs;>  mwpahikgw;wpa ek;gpf;iffs; gaj;jhYk; mwpahikahYk; Vw;gLfpd;wd. ,g;gbahd ek;gpf;iffs; kdpjd; fhl;Lkpuhz;b tho;f;if thoe;j fhyj;jpy; Vw;gl;ljhFk;. fhl;Lkpuhz;b tho;f;if tho;e;j kdpjDf;F ,aw;if epfo;TfSf;Fupa fhuz fhupaq;fs; njupahJ ,Ue;jd. ,b> kpd;dy;> fpufzk;> fhl;Lj; jP> G+fk;gk; my;yJ NtW ,aw;if epfo;Tfis Mr;rupaj;NjhL ghHj;j Mjp kdpjd; gaj;jhy; eL eLq;fp FiffSf;Fs; Xb xspe;jhd;. mtDf;F NtW topapUf;ftpy;iy. 

NkYk; mitahTk; jdf;F Nkyhd xU rf;jpahy; Vw;gLtJjhf mtd; epidj;J mtw;iw topglTk; Muk;gpj;jhd;. #upa topghL xU fhyj;jpy; vy;yh ,d kf;fs; kj;jpapYk; fhzg;gl;lJ.  ,g;gbj;jhd; kdpjdpd; kdjpy; flTs;fs; Njtijfs; cw;gj;jpahfpd.  

md;iwa kdpjdpd; ifapy; Nty;> tpy;> mk;G> fy;> fj;jp Nghd;w MAjq;fs; ,Ue;jd. ,d;iwa kdpjdpd; ifapy; mZf;Fz;L> ePHthAf; Fz;L> epA+l;wd; Fz;L ,Uf;fpd;wd. Mdhy; kdjstpy; mtd; ,d;Dk; fw;fhyj;jpNyNa tho;fpwhd;. md;iwa Fif thrpfisg; NghyNt  ,d;iwa kdpjDk; ,e;jf; flTs;fis topgLfpwhd;. ,jw;Ff; fhuzk; ehfuPfk;  tsHr;rp mile;Jk; mijnahl;ba fyhrhu> r%f khw;wq;fs; ,lk; ngwtpy;iy. mwptpay; gl;ljhup xUtH "nrt;tha;f; Fw;wk;" cs;s jdJ kfspd; rhjfj;ij vLj;Jf;nfhz;L nrt;tha;f; Fw;wKs;s khg;gps;isiaj; Njb miytij ,g;NghJk; ehk; ghHf;fyhk;.  

vk;.vd;.Nwha;> gpukhde;j Rthkp rptNahfp> =ehuhazFU> <.nt.uh. ngupahH Nghd;w rPHjpUj;jthjpfs; kf;fsplk; kz;bf;fple;j %lek;gpf;iffis xopj;Jf; fl;b kjkw;w> rhjpaw;w r%fj;ij cUthf;f  Kaw;rp vLj;jhHfs;. Mdhy; mjpy; mtHfs; KO ntw;wp ngwtpy;iy.  

lhf;lH NfhT+H mwptpaypd; mbg;gilapy; r%f khw;wq;fis nfhz;Ltu Kad;whH. kf;fsplk; mwptpay; fUj;Jf;fisg; gug;gg; ghLgl;lhH. kf;fs; vjidAk; mwptpay; mbg;gilapy; Vw;fNth js;sNth Ntz;Lk; vd mwpTWj;jpdhH. ,e;j Afk; mwptpaiyr; NrHe;jJ> mwptpay; xd;Nw khdpl Kd;Ndw;wj;jpw;F mr;rhzpahf ,Uf;f KbAk; vd;W nrhd;dhH. khdpl vz;zq;fis etPdg;gLj;Jtjpy; mtH Ngw;wd;l; wrYf;F (Betrand Russel) mLj;j gbapy; ,Ue;jhH. ( Adopted from an Article titled ”Remembering Dr.Kovoor, the Rationalist Missionery” by V.A. Menon)