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Ayyappa politics is sacrilege
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Ayyappa politics is sacrilege

By T.J.S. George Two factors are preventing the Sabarimala conundrum from moving towards a solution — and the self-promoting politics of BJP-RSS forces are too unimportant to be one of them. It’s true that Hindutva extremists’ political obstructionism drew attention in the early days through violence. Although their campaign was in the name of tradition,…

Musings on Sabarimala
Columns, In Black & White

Musings on Sabarimala

On January 2nd in the dark of the night two women dressed in black waited atop a hill to enter a restricted area. They waited for the right time to make a break for it. And just before dawn, they sneaked in with surgical precision and next day it was news ! No, we are…

Women stayed at Virajpet Lodge before entering Sabarimala Temple
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Women stayed at Virajpet Lodge before entering Sabarimala Temple

Madikeri: A lodge owner in Virajpet in Kodagu district has revealed that the two women who entered the Sabarimala Temple had stayed at his lodge in Virajpet. The two women Kanaga Durga (44) and Bindhu Ammini (42) had booked a room at Seethalakshmi Lodge on Dec.29. CCTV footages of their visit have been released. Hariharan,…

‘Save Sabarimala’ Prayer Walk in city tomorrow
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‘Save Sabarimala’ Prayer Walk in city tomorrow

Mysuru:  Claiming that the Apex Court verdict permitting entry of women of all age groups to Sabarimala Temple in Kerala is against the tradition/ ethics of the Temple, Ayyappa Bhakta Mandali, Mysuru, will be holding a protest  march ‘Save Sabarimala’ tomorrow (Oct.9). The prayer walk, which will begin at Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at 10 am,…

Women of all ages can enter Sabarimala temple: Supreme Court
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Women of all ages can enter Sabarimala temple: Supreme Court

New Delhi:  In another landmark judgment, the Supreme Court this morning allowed women, irrespective of their age, to enter Kerala’s  Sabarimala temple. A five-member Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justices Rohinton Nariman, A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, and Indu Malhotra, in a 4-1 majority, struck down the “Kerala Hindu Places of Public…

Sabarimala Temple mast to be installed on June 25
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Sabarimala Temple mast to be installed on June 25

Pathanamthitta (Kerala): Preparations are on for the ceremonial installation of a new temple mast at the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple by the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB). The 12-metre-long, finely chiselled, teakwood mast was specially prepared by immersing it in medicated oil for one year. The wood was taken to the holy hillock by hundreds of Ayyappa…

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