Sabarimala temple: The shrine opens for the first day of the Malayalam month of Thulam on Thursday. (File) Ever since the Supreme Court of India delivered a landmark ruling last month lifting age restrictions for the entry of women at the popular Sabarimala temple in central Kerala, the raging issue has divided the state with supporters on either side.
The groundbreaking law, known as the Temple Entry Proclamation, is widely seen as marking a new epoch in Kerala’s socio-religious history by throwing open state-owned temples for all Hindus.
The Sree Ayyappa Swamy Temple in Sabarimala has opened for devotees after it was briefly shut for purification following the entry of two women in the santurom of the shrine earlier in the day. Kandararu Rajeevaru, the chief priest of the Sabarimala temple had shut the shrine for nearly a hour after consultation with the erstwhile royal family of Pandalam, the custodians of the temple.
Sabarimala Temple Entry. Indian Young Lawyers’ Association v. State of Kerala; Plain English Summary of Judgment. Today, 28th September 2018, the Court delivered its verdict in Sabarimala Temple Entry. A 4:1 majority held that the temple's practice of excluding women is unconstitutional. It held that the practice violated the fundamental right to freedom of religion - Article 25(1) - of.
Here is a brief timeline of the Sabarimala Temple Case: 1990- A petition was filed in the Kerala High Court seeking a ban on entry of women inside the Sabarimala temple.
Kerala’s Sabarimala temple in south-central Pathanamthitta district is a famous hill-shrine that doesn’t traditionally permit the entry of women of menstruating age.
Sabarimala temple entry- A Political problem with Pre-political roots. 19 January 2019. G Indira. Also Read. G Indira. Author of the book: The India I Know and of Hinduism. Publications in -charge Pragna Bharati Organisation, Hyderabad. Academician and free-lancer. Facebook. Twitter. Telegram. Email. WhatsApp. 61. The Communist government of Kerala has recently stated in the Supreme Court.
The Sabarimala Temple is a temple complex located at Sabarimala inside the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the Perinad Village, Pathanamthitta district, Kerala, India. It is one of the largest annual pilgrimage sites in the world with an estimate of over 40 to 50 million devotees visiting every year. The temple is dedicated to a Hindu celibate deity Ayyappan also known as Dharma Shasta, who according.