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By H.G. Zachariah Mar Severios Metropolitan
Diocesan Metropolitan of Idukki Diocese, Malankara Orthodox Church


BIbm Ah \ntfmSp ]dbpXp Hsbpw {]amWnp sNbvhn; AhcpsS {]hrnI t]mse sNcpXp Xm\pw. Ah ]dbpXmsX sNpntm. Ah L\ap NpaSpIsf sIn a\pjycpsS tXmfn shpp; Hcp hnc sImpt]mepw Ahsb sXmSphm Ahp a\n. Ah XfpsS {]hrnI Fmw a\pjy ImtWXnt{X sNpXp; XfpsS a{ hoXnbmn sXm hepXmpp. Amgn {][m\ ehpw ]nbn apJymk\hpw AmSnbn h\hpw a\pjy do Fp hnfnpXpw Ahp {]nbamIpp. \ntfm do Fp t] FSpcpXp. Hcp At{X \nfpsS Kpcp; \ntfm Fmhcpw ktlmZcm. `qanbn Bscbpw ]nXmhp Fp hnfncpXp; Hcp At{X \nfpsS ]nXmhp, kzس Xt. \n \mbIm Fpw t] FSpcpXp; Hcp At{X \nfpsS \mbI, {InkvXp Xt. \nfn Ghpw henbh \nfpsS ip{iqjmc BtIWw. Xsm Dbph Fmw XmgvsSpw; Xsm Xmgvph Fmw DbsSpw. (hn ambn 23:312)

tbip Xpcm \ymbimkv{XnamcpsSbpw ]coimcpsSbpw aXmIXsb \ninXambn hnainp Hcp `mKamWv Dcn thZ`mKw. Ah ]dbpXv \n BNcnpI, Fm {]hnpXpt]mse \n {]hncpXv Fp ]dbpp. imkv{Xnamtcbpw ]coimtcbpw AhcpsS A[nImcm\w ImcWw _lpam\nm\mWv tbip ]TnnpXv, ]s Ahsc A\pIcncpXv, ImcWw Ah {]kwKnp Imcy Ah sNpn. hmpw {]hnbpw Xnep Acw FtmgmtWm t\XrXzn hnpXv AtmgmWv Hcp ]coiXzns at\m`mhw Acw BfpIfn \ngenpXvv FXv kphyamb kwKXnbmWv. AXv {InkvXphns Imen\pappw {InkvXphns Imepw {InkvXphns Imen\p tijhpw kw`hnppv FXv bmYmyamWv. Ah apJymk\sf XncsSppIbpw {][m\ AmSnIfn h\w B{KlnpIbpw Hs sNppshv hfsc kv]jvSambn tbipXpcm ]dbppv.

\memw \qmn k`m Ncn{Xn hfsc KuchIcamb Hcp {]Xnkn DmbXmbn ]dbppv. AD 313se IpkvXwXot\mkv N{IhnbpsS anem hnfcn\ptijw k` cmPyns HutZymKnI aXambn Xop. AXphscbp At\I ]oT\ Gphmnbncp k` cmPIob B\pIqeyġv A\pkrXambn henb kkanbntev amdpIbpw k`bvv `uXnIamb \ hfbpmIpIbpw sNbvXp. Cu Hcp kmlNcyn At\IamfpI {InkvXp aXntev BIrjnsp. Ccn ]pXnbXmbn {InkvXym\nIfmbhcpw, Fm AXphsc tdmamN{IhnamcpsS AXn{Iqcamb ]oT\ A\p`hnhcpamb ]gbhnizmknIfpw Xn sNdnb Hcp Bib kwLjw DmIm XpSn. Ii\amb t\mpImcpw \njvTm_amb PohnXw \bnhcpamb Cu ]gb hnizmknI, hfsc s]sv cmPmhns B\pIqeyap aXntev Ibdnh ]pXnb BfpI ]pep Hcp DZmc kao]\w, hfsc BitbmsSbmWv honXv. Cu hyXnbm\w sshZnInSbnepw kw`hnppmbncpp.

Monasteries of Parish Fp ]dbp {]Xybimkv{Xw B kabv DSseSpppvv. B{ia {]m\fpsS Hcp hnizmk PohnXhpw, AXpt]mse Xs ]pXp kaqlns Fpshm ]pXpXmbn aX]cnh\w \Sn aXntep h BfpI ]penbncp eLpPohnXhpw Xnep _unI `nXsb A`nkwt_m[\w sNbvXpsImv k`mNcn{Xn \nch[n FgppI kaqln cq]spsImncpp. {]tXyInpw kz\mhpImc\mb am Cuhm\ntbmkns On the Priesthood, ane\nse _njmbncp am Bwt{_mkns On the Office Fnh. AXpt]mse Xs {]ikvXamb Hcp {KamWv Gregory the Great s Pastoral Rules. B ]pkvXIn Ccnep Bib]camb kwLjspdnv {]Xn]mZnppv. ]utcmlnXyns, AXp \bnp BfpI t\cn Hcp {]Xnkntbpdnv AhnsS ]cmainppv. B ]pkvXIn Hcp ]ptcmlnX\p th Asn Bob t\XrXz `mchmlnXyw hlnp Hcmġpth, hnizmkPohnXw \bnp Hcmġpth \nch[n khntijXIsfpdnv ]dbppv.

tadhbnsemw Aeo\ambncnp hfsc {][m\s Hcp Imcyw {]kvXpX thZ`mKhpambn _smWv ]cmainpXv. AXpsImmWv km`nIambn Cu Ncn{X kw`hw HmnnXv. AhnsS ]cmainpXv. The inexperienced should not obtain the spiritual authority. aebmfn ]dm \ ]mIX Asn ]IzX hcmh FmWv AampXv. CXv henb A]ISsf krjvSnpw. ]mIw FXv {InkvXphns ]mIw BWv. \psS FmhcptSbpw PohnXns am\Zw (Criteria) tbipXpcm BWv. B Hcp Adnhv \jvSsSptmgmWv ap ]eXpw BIm \mw {ianpXv. ap ]e ]ZhnIfpw, Aemcfpw m\fpw BIm a\pjy B{KlnpXv. AsXmbmWv ]noSv Fm Imepw \ninXambn hnainsSphm ImcWamIpXv. ]mIw hcmh BcmWv FXns Ghpw \ DZmlcWamWv Cu thZ`mKv \mw ImWpXv.

AXp XsbmWv Gregory the Great FSpp ]dbpXv. Ah hncpp imeIfn apJym\hpw kwLmebfn apJymk\hpw sXcphpIfn h\hpw a\pjycn \nv Kpcp F hnfnbpw B{Klnpp. AXns\pdnv ]dbptm BfpIġv s]mXpsh Hcp kwibapv \n Btcbpw ]nXmhv Fp hnfncpXv F hmb\bvv sXmp ]nmsebmWv ip{iqjmc hnfnp ]dbpp, "hy ]nXmhns ssIIfm Ipncnw shbvsSpp.' CXv Hcp Bibpgn\v ImcWamIppv.

Hmtcmcptcbpw A`nkwt_m[\ sNpXv BNmc]camb acymZ A\pkcnmWv. As m\p\np Bsf \ ]nXmshp hnfnpp AbpsS m\p \np Bsf \ amXmshp hnfnpp. ]nXmhv ]p{X ]cnipmmhv Fv \ XrXzs A`nkwt_m[\ sNptm ssZhw AXn am{Xw HXpX. ssZhw AXns\mw D]cnbmWv. \memw \qmn cp]sSpnb XrXz hymIcWn (Trinitarian Grammer) ItZmIy ]nXmmcn Hcmfmb \nkymbnse {KotKmdntbmkv ]dbpXmWv CXv. {InkvXphns a\pjymhXmcoepsSbpw Ncn{X temIn\p shfns ssZhm\p`hġv a\pjy Ahs _pnbptSbpw ]cnanXn A\pkcnv sImSpnp A`nkwt_m[\ ]Z am{XamWv, ]nXmhpw ]q{X\pw ]cnip dqlmbpw.

AXpsImv hyhlmcnI temIn Hcp Heirarchical order A\pkcnmWv \mw B ]Zhnbn Dhsc ]nXmshpw Kpcpshpw \mbIs\pw hnfnpXv. \ne\np Hcp hyhnXnbpsS `mKambnmWv B ]Z A`nkwt_m[\ sNm \ C]tbmKnpXv. Am ]nXmth Fp ssZhs hnfnp tbip Xpcm Xs ]p{X F A`nkwt_m[\ kzbw Gphmpp. ]cnipdqlm F A`nkwt_m[\m ]Zn Imcy\mb Acq]nsb hnfnpp. BcnIambn Cu `mKw hmbnphpw hymJym\nphpw sXp]ntbmw AXv anmhptXbpp.

kwLmebfn apJymk\w, {][m\s Hcp CcnnSntev IbdnbncnWsa B{Klw Dh hykvXpXnIfn A`ncanphcmWv. AXns\mcp, DZmlcWambn, Rm\ntm Cdnhcptm \nsfmw HmSnhv hy]nXmth Fphnfnv ssIapWsav Rm B{Klnppshn F\np h ]IzXbpapsv \nġp tXmpIbn. ]Icw Rms\mcp aqV\msWt Fmhcpw IcpXpIbpp. Cu Hcp ]mIw hcmbvatbpdnmWv tbipXpcm hnainpXv. Ccw knwlmk\, ItkcI, CXns\n Xfpw Ielfpw Fm Xpdbnepapv. aXn am{Xa cmjv{Sobnepw Fm CSfnepw Dv. CXns\ ]cmainp tkm{Iokns\nbp Hcp IYbpv. tkm{Iokv Hcp X\mbncpp Fsmcp ]mccyapv. almm\nbmb Hcp a\pjy\mbncpsm Atlw. Atlw Xpimebn ]WnXpsImncp kabv Hcp sNdpmc Hcp ImenfInb Itkc \mm\mbn hp. sNdpmc ItkcbpsS [mcmfw {]m[m\y ]dp. AbmfpsS A\pw Aq\pw Aq\qmcpw Ccpncp ItkcbmWv. AXpsImv t]md t]mepw GmsX ap tIsSmpw hcmsX kpvaXtbmsS ssIImcyw sNWsav Bhiysp.

Fmw tInv \ni_vZ\mbn tkm{Iokv AIpt]mbn Hcp Avekv FSppsImphp. taipdp shnv AbmtfmSv CXn {Kokv FhnsSbmsWv tNmZnp. Abm AXv amn Ip]nSnp. GsXkv FhnsSbmsWp tNmZnp AXpw Abm Hcp s]mp t]mse Ip]nSnp. hoSns kv{Sov GXmsWv tNmZnp. Ames amn AXp In. ]ns AbmfpsS hoSv, Itkc shncp apdn CsXmw B amn A{]kambncpp. Cu A\ hnimeamb temIv s]cpnp ImWnp ]eXpw shdpw A{]kamb s]mpIfmWv. ssZhns apnepw {]]ns apnepw Cu temIns apn t]mepw \mw F{X A{]kamWv. `mhntXn\p aosX `mhnpbcpI Fv hnip\mb ]utemkv AtmkvXe ]dbp B Hcp Xentev a\pjy AdnbmsXbpw Adnpw Cu hy temIn ]cn]qambn A`ncanp t]mIppsn AXns\pdnmWv ChnsS ]cmainpXv. AXp a\knemm\p hnthIamWv ]mIw FptinpXv.

\psS Bcm[\mPohnXw BZntbmSw temIns Cu hyXsbbmWv HmnnpXvv. ]cnip amtamZokmbn Cu ss]Xens at\m\b\ XpdWta Fp {]mnpXv Cu temIns hyXsb Zinphm\mWv. AXns XpSsbtmWw acWm\c ip{iqjbnse {]m\bn ]dbpp Cu hytemIn \nv ]pdsv acnpt]mbhcpsS \ymbhn[nmbn Cu Zmk Asn Zmkn Imncnpp FmWv. icocn hknmepw icocw hnmepw ssZhs {]kmZnnpI FXmWv GhcptSbpw ZuXysav ]utemkv AtmkvXe {]t_m[nnpp.

Xn AXns AXn{]kctmsS F{Xam{Xw \SamSnbmepw ]etmgpw \ {]XnIcnmdn. CXv Hcp ]s henb hn]n\v ImcWambnotmw. PohnXns Dtiyw FXn\v hyamb [mcWbqsn am{Xta \apv cs]Sm\mIbpq. AXn\v tbiphns\ \mw ImWWw AXv Hcp \nbZmVyntepw, A\pXm]ntepw, \ncp]m[nIamb ssZh `nbntepw \s \bnWw. Ccw Hcp ]cnh\w \psS PohnXn DmIqtmgmWv bYmn Hcp ]mIw hcpXpw \psS hmpw {]hnbpw Xn XmZmysSpXpw. AtmgmWv {]kvXpX thZ`mKn ]dbpXpt]msebp shdpw s]mġpthnbp AYhm DuXnscpġp thnbp {]bXv\fpw ]cn{iafpw Ahkm\npsXv lrZb]qw Rm hnizknpp. ssZhw \s A\p{Klns.

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