Articles about Ayyappa Temple

Kerala: Sabarimala temple to reopen today; check details here

16 Oct 2021

India
Kerala: Sabarimala temple to reopen today; check details here

The Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple in Kerala will reopen on Saturday at 5 pm for Thula Masam pooja for a period of six days till October 21.

Sabarimala Temple opens today: Government says no place for activism

16 Nov 2019

India
Sabarimala Temple opens today: Government says no place for activism

The centuries-old Sabarimala Temple has become a hotbed for politics, and as its gates open today for the 41-day annual pilgrimage season, Kerala government has given a clear message- the shrine isn't a place for activism.

Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai

18 Nov 2018

India
Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai

Spearheading a campaign against the Kerala government over the Sabarimala issue, state BJP chief PS Sreedharan Pillai alleged the CPI(M)-led dispensation was making the Lord Ayyappa shrine "a center of dispute to destroy its uniqueness."

BJP launches Rath Yatra to 'protect' tradition of Ayyappa Temple

08 Nov 2018

India
BJP launches Rath Yatra to 'protect' tradition of Ayyappa Temple

The BJP today embarked on a Rath Yatra from Kasaragod in Kerala to "protect" the traditions and rituals of the hill-shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala, which recently witnessed violent protests against the entry of women of menstruating age group.

Sabarimala row: BSNL transfers its activist employee Rehana Fathima

24 Oct 2018

India
Sabarimala row: BSNL transfers its activist employee Rehana Fathima

Activist Rehana Fathima, a BSNL employee who had made an attempt to enter the Lord Ayyappa Temple in Sabarimala, has been transferred to the Palarivattom telephone exchange in Kochi where public contact is not required, sources said.

Activist who led Shani Shingnapur stir hails SC Sabarimala verdict

28 Sep 2018

India
Activist who led Shani Shingnapur stir hails SC Sabarimala verdict

Activist Trupti Desai, who led an agitation earlier to allow women to enter the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra, hailed today's Supreme Court's order on Kerala's Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala.