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Sabarimala temple shuts after two women pray at shrine

Sabarimala temple shuts after two women pray at shrine

Sabarimala,The Sabarimala temple in Kerala was shut on Wednesday “for purification” after two women from the hitherto banned age group said they had prayed there, and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan confirmed this was true. “Yes, it’s true. The women have had the temple darshan,” the Chief Minister said in Thiruvananthapuram.[Read More…]

Women targeted by Sabarimala protesters

Sabarimala: Sabarimala protesters on Tuesday raged, intimidated and sent back at least one woman from the age group of 10-50 years as they refused to break with tradition. After the Lord Ayyappa temple opened on Monday at 5 p.m. for the special one-day session amid tight security, there were violent[Read More…]

Kerala government not taking away Sabarimala money: Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government on Wednesday denied that it was taking away money donated to the Sabarimala temple. Devasom Minister Kadakampally Surendran said there was a widespread campaign in Kerala and in other states against donating cash to the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala and other temples run by Devasom[Read More…]

Sabarimala: Travancore Dewaswom Board denies special arrangements for women devotee

Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests

Sabarimala (Kerala): Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine. At 10.50 a.m., Kavita, the Hyderabad-based journalist and her four member crew along with another woman devotee[Read More…]

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