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Vivek Oberoi returns from Sabarimala, becomes Guruswami

Vivek Oberoi returns from Sabarimala, becomes Guruswami

Oberoi took to Twitter to share his joy of having been able to seek the blessings of Lord Ayyappa for the eighteenth consecutive time.

Women's entry to Sabrimala: Will not break with tradition, says TDB

There are restrictions in the entry of women between 10-50 years of age in the Sabariamala temple.

Minister flays stopping of appam production in Sabarimala

'Appam' and 'Aravana are the two major kinds of prasadams devotees can collect from Sabarimala Temple.

Sabarimala stampede: What actually led to mishap at hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa

Sabarimala stampede: What actually led to mishap at hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa

In an unfortunate incident, at least 20 Sabarimala pilgrims were injured in a stampede at the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa on Sunday evening.

Sabarimala Shrine stampede: Past accidents which shook the nation

Sabarimala Shrine stampede: Past accidents which shook the nation

Sabarimala is one of the most famous Hindu pilgrimages located at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta District, Perunad grama panchayat in Kerala. Lord Ayappa's temple attracts millions of tourists each year. Situated amidst 18 hills, it happens to be one of the world's largest annual pilgrimages.

Stampede at Sabarimala temple injures at least 20, few critical

Stampede at Sabarimala temple injures at least 20, few critical

At least 20 persons were left injured in a minor stampede that took place at the famous Sabarimala temple on Sunday evening. 

Demonetisation: Sabarimala temple introduces e-hundi to receive offerings

Demonetisation: Sabarimala temple introduces e-hundi to receive offerings

Lakhs of devotees from across the country worship at the temple during the three-month-long Mandalam Makaravilakku festival

NCW hails Kerala govt's stand on women's entry in Sabarimala shrine

NCW hails Kerala govt's stand on women's entry in Sabarimala shrine

National Commission for Women (NCW) has termed as a "very good move" the Kerala government's stand to allow entry of women of all age groups in famous Sabarimala shrine.

Sabarimala: Kerala's LDF government takes U-turn in SC, supports entry of women

Sabarimala: Kerala's LDF government takes U-turn in SC, supports entry of women

The previous Congress government under Oommen Chandy was opposed to the lifting of the ban on entry of women aged between 10 and 50.

Ayyappa is Shiva and Vishnu’s son – Read the inspiring tale

Ayyappa is Shiva and Vishnu’s son – Read the inspiring tale

Here’s an interesting and inspiring legend associated with the birth of Ayyappa.

Govt prepared for opinion poll on women's entry at Sabarimala

The CPI(M) led LDF government was prepared to conduct an opinion poll on whether to allow entry of women of all age groups inside the famous Lord Ayappa temple at Sabarimala, Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran, said here today.

VHP opposes campaign seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

VHP state President S J R Kumar alleged that such campaigns were part of "conspiracy to hurt the sentiments of devotees of Lord Ayyappa and destroy the importance of Sabarimala in Hindu faith".

Will not interfere in customs and traditions of Sabarimala: Oommen Chandy on entry of women in temple

Will not interfere in customs and traditions of Sabarimala: Oommen Chandy on entry of women in temple

Amid debate on the issue of entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 in the Lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday made it clear that his government would not interfere in the customs and traditions of the hill shrine.

'Arattu' ritual held in Sabarimala

Thousands of devotees on Wednesday witnessed the 'arattu' ceremony (ritualistic bath) at the famous Lord Ayyappa temple here.

RSS supports women's entry in temples, says both men and women should be treated equally

RSS supports women's entry in temples, says both men and women should be treated equally

Taking a u-turn from its earlier stand, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has supported the call for allowing women's entry in temples across the country.

HC bans sale of water in plastic bottle in Sabarimala

Kerala HC on Wednesday restricted the sale of water in plastic bottle in Sabarimala

'Women not discriminated against in Vedas, Upanishads, then why in Sabarimala?', asks SC

'Women not discriminated against in Vedas, Upanishads, then why in Sabarimala?', asks SC

"If you go by Sanatana dharma, men and women were treated equal. Is spirituality a domain of men alone."

Sabarimala elephant attack: Kerala HC seeks Animal Welfare Board's opinion

Sabarimala elephant attack: Kerala HC seeks Animal Welfare Board's opinion

Days after a 68-year-old woman pilgrim died in an elephant attack at Sabarimala, Kerala High Court on Wednesday sought the opinion of Animal Welfare Board of India and state Forest Department on parading tamed elephants during festivals at the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa situated in dense forest.

Debate over use of elephants at Sabarimala shrine reignites after tusker kills another devotee

Debate over use of elephants at Sabarimala shrine reignites after tusker kills another devotee

A 68-year-old woman devotee was killed when an elephant gored her with its tusks at Sabarimala here following which demanded stop to the use of jumbos at the shrine.

Thirty Sabarimala devotees injured as bus overturns in Malappuram, Kerala

 Thirty Sabarimala pilgrims were today injured, four of them seriously, when a bus from Karnataka overturned on the NH-7 near Kakancherry in