Police would not assist pilgrims at ‘Padinetttam Padi’ in Sabarimala

Kollam: Amid the COVID-19 crisis, police personnel will not assist the pilgrims at ..

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Kerala to offer free COVID treatment to Sabarimala pilgrims within the state
Sabarimala pilgrimage season to commence on Nov 16; strict restrictions in place
COVID-19: Health department issues guidelines for Sabarimala darshan

1,000 pilgrims to be allowed at Ayyappa shrine in Sabarimala during pilgrim season

Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 1,000 devotees will be allowed to offer prayers each day at the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa when it ..


TDB seeks to allow more pilgrims in Sabarimala; guidelines to be issued soon

Thiruvananthapuram: The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) will approach the government requesting to increase the number of pilgrims ..


Sabarimala: Only 730 devotees visit during Thulam; Devaswom Board claims pilgrimage was successful

Sabarimala: When Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple closed after completing the monthly rituals of Thulam, only 730 pilgrims had darshan. A ..


Tamil Nadu native on Sabarimala pilgrimage tests COVID positive

Pathanamthitta: One of the devotees who came to visit Sabarimala from Tamil Nadu tested positive for COVID-19. He tested positive in ..


VK Jayaraj Potty is new Sabarimala head priest

Sabarimala: VK Jayaraj Potty has been elected as the new head priest of Sabarimala temple. He is member of Vaarikkattu Madam family ..


COVID tests for Sabarimala pilgrims may be made free

Pathanamthitta: The COVID test conducted for Sabarimala pilgrims is likely to be made free at Nilakkal. The government is considering ..


Sabarimala temple to open today, medical certificate mandatory for devotees

Sabarimala: After 6-month-long break, devotees will throng the famous Lord Ayyappa temple from Saturday onwards. The temple doors will ..


Sabarimala: Nod for 1000 devotees per day, no online darshan

Thiruvananthapuram: The government has approved the suggestion to allow darshan in Sabarimala temple during Mandalam-Makaravilakku ..


Sabarimala: Only 1,000 devotees per day during Mandala-Makaravilakku season, proposes expert panel

Thiruvananthapuram: The expert panel appointed by the government has submitted the guidelines which should be followed by devotees ..


Sabarimala: Govt forms panel to recommend guidelines for devotees during mandala pilgrimage

Thiruvananthapuram: Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) president N. Vasu said that the state government is moving ahead with the stance ..


Sabarimala darshan to be allowed only through virtual queue system

Kollam: Preparations have begun for Sabarimala ‘mandala pooja’ which will start on November 16. Devotees will be allowed ..


Sabarimala to reopen on September 16 for 'Kannimasa Pooja'

Pathanamthitta: Sabarimala temple will reopen on Wednesday for ‘Kannimasa pooja’. Chief Priest A K Sudheer will light the ..

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Suresh Potti becomes first Vaikom native to be selected as head priest of Pamba Ganapati temple

Kottayam: For Suresh R Potti of Thalayazham Varillath Math, who is the first person from the land of ‘Vaikkathappan’ to ..


Sabarimala: TDB mulling entry of devotees for monthly poojas during Thulam on trial basis

Pathanamthitta: The Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) is considering allowing entry of devotees to the Sabarimala temple during monthly ..

Sabarimala temple doors open for monthly rituals in Chingam

Sabarimala temple opens for monthly poojas in Chingam

Sabarimala: The Sabarimala Lord Ayappa temple opened on Sunday evening for monthly poojas in Chingam, which is regarded as the New ..

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Sabarimala airport: Land under dispute to be acquired paying compensation

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government is moving to legislation in order to acquire the Cheruvally Estate for the construction of ..

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Sabarimala tantri rules out any issues with Devaswom board

Thiruvananthapuram: Sabarimala Tantri Kandaru Mahesh Mohanaru stated that there is no issues with the devaswom board regarding the ..


Govt likely to accept tantri's decision not to allow devotees enter Sabarimala temple

Thiruvananthapuram: The government is likely to accept the request of Tantri Kandaru Mahesh Mohanaru not to allow devotees in Sabarimala ..

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Considered Thantri’s opinion before deciding on Sabarimala festival: TDB

Pathanamthitta: The decision to hold the festival at Sabarimala and let devotees enter the temple was taken after considering the opinion ..


Postpone festival, don’t let devotees inside temple; Sabarimala Thantri writes to TDB

Pathanamthitta: The Sabarimala Thanthri has written a letter to the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) requesting to postpone a festival ..


Sabarimala: COVID certificate mandatory for devotees from other states

Thiruvananthapuram: In connection with reopening of Sabarimala temple, devotees from other states are directed to produce medical certificate ..


Sabarimala darshan from next week through virtual queue

Thiruvananthapuram: Devotees will be allowed to enter Sabarimala through virtual queue from next week, said Devaswom Minister Kadakampally ..


Sabarimala temple to open on Sunday

Sabarimala: As part of the Prathishta Dina puja (rituals in connection with a special day of the temple), Sabarimala temple will be ..


TDB to launch online offering facility in Sabarimala for Vishu

Thiruvananthapuram: In the wake of restrictions imposed on the entry of devotees to Sabarimala temple amid the lockdown, the Travancore ..


Lockdown: No entry for devotees in Sabarimala on Vishu

Thiruvananthapuram: In view of the nationwide lockdown over coronavirus outbreak, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has decided that ..


Sabarimala temple to open on March 28; No entry for devotees

Thiruvananthapuram: Sabarimala temple will open for Thiruvulsavam on March 28. In view of the coronavirus outbreak, devotees will not ..


Corona outbreak: Devotees cannot have darshan at Sabarimala

Pathanamthitta: As Travancore Devaswom Board has requested the devotees not to visit the Sabarimala temple in the backdrop of the Coronavirus ..


Former Kerala judge ready with Sabarimala inventory

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala High Court judge C.N. Ramachandaran Nair , appointed by the Supreme Court, to supervise preparation of inventory ..


Sabarimala: Law can regulate offerings at religious places if used for terrorism, casinos, says SC

New Delhi: A 9-judge bench of the Supreme Court observed on Monday that making offerings at places of worship may be a religious practice, ..

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Sabarimala: SC to examine scope of freedom of religion, locus for filing PILs in religious matters

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday framed seven questions for its deliberations which include the scope of freedom of religion ..


Sabarimala case: SC says it can refer questions of law to larger bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday held that its five-judge bench can refer questions of law to a larger bench while exercising ..


Govt to revise Sabarimala master plan; proposes new project to construct bridge in Pampa

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has decided to revise the Sabarimala master plan by including new projects. In view of the ..


Prepare inventory of sacred jewellery at Sabarimala temple: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered for the preparation of an inventory of the sacred jewellery that adorns Lord Ayyappa ..


Are Lord Ayyappa’s ornaments safe at Pandalam palace, asks SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the Kerala government to inform by Friday if the gold ornaments belonging to Sabarimala temple ..

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SC to frame gender discrimination issues in religions on Monday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to frame issues for deliberation regarding discrimination against women in various religions ..


Makaravilakku: revenue collection touches Rs 260 cr, coins yet to be counted

Sabarimala: The revenue collection in Sabrimala temple touched Rs 260 crore during the Mandala Makaravilakku pilgrimage season. It ..


Sabarimala pilgrimage season ends peacefully; huge increase in income

Pathanamthitta: Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple witnessed a peaceful pilgrimage season this year. No controversies took place at Sannidhanam ..


Royal representative to visit Sannidhanam on Friday

Sabrimala: Pandalam royal family member Uthram Thirunal Pradeep Kumar Varma will head to the Lord Ayyappa temple here on Friday. His ..


Sabarimala all set for Makaravilakku, security beefed up

Sabarimala: The famous Lord Ayyappa temple here and its premises have been brought under a heavy security blank as arrangements are ..


Makaravilakku on Wednesday, temple doors to remain open on Tuesday night

Sabarimala: The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Sabarimala is gearing up for the auspicious Makaravilakku on January 15, Wednesday. ..


9-judge SC bench to hear issue of women's entry in Sabarimala temple from Monday

New Delhi: A nine-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court is scheduled to commence on Monday hearing a batch of pleas on the ..


TDB to meet soon to finalise stand on Sabarimala issue

Pathanamthitta: The Travancore Devaswom Board, which manages the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple, on Thursday said it will meet soon ..


Sabarimala: No change in govt stance, should seek Hindu scholars’ opinion, says minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran said that the state government’s stance in the matters related to ..

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Wild elephant kills pilgrim at Sabarimala

Seethathodu: A wild elephant trampled a Sabarimala pilgrim to death on the Azhutha- Pamba road. The incident happened at Vallithodu ..