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Status of women hints at social health: poet
The Hindu

Status of women hints at social health: poet

Seminar on Malayalam poet Ayyappa Panikkar held Social status of minorities and women will be the key yardsticks of a democratic society, poet-critic K. Satchidanandan has said. Delivering the keynote address at a national seminar ... The Hindu, 1 hour ago

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Hindustan Times

The God of all creatures great or small

If you are born a South Indian, you grow up with stories of Lord Ayyappa who, at one time, was not known to many North Indians as a God, the result of the consort between Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. It is from learning about Ayyappa that I ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Speaking Tree

Temples And Gender

Devotees crowd at Sannidanam in Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple. There has been much comment on the custom in the Sabarimala temple of not permitting women of childbearing age inside. What is forgotten is that in general, menstruating women are not ...
 Outlook India1 week ago Open up for women: In Sabarimala temple case, constitutional right to equality trumps other argument  Speaking Tree3 weeks ago Sabarimala case: Supreme Court orders Delhi Police Chief to ensure safety of lawyers  DNA3 weeks ago Sabarimala entry  The Hindu3 weeks ago

Women's Sabarimala entry plea reactionary

Plea for the entry of women to Sabarimala Ayyappa temple is reactionary, for it hardly goes well with the philosophy of women rights politics which converges on ecology, according to social commentator and academic Rajan Gurukkal. In a ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Alarming rise in coliform count in Pampa

Kerala s second largest river, Pampa, which the Ayyappa devotees across the globe consider holy, has turned into a pool of filth during the last lap of the just-concluded annual Makaravilakku pilgrim season. The pollution of the Pampa has crossed ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Do gods discriminate? Sabarimala Board says Lord Ayyappa doesn't like women in temple

The Almighty Hindu god Ayyappa of Sabarimala, the slayer of powerful demoness Mahishi, needs to be protected from the evil influence of women. The god, who blesses millions of devotees with strength and courage, is himself so weak that his vow of ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago

Ayyappa Panicker lecture today

Jibu Mathew George, Assistant Professor at the Department of Indian and World Literatures attached to the School of Literary Studies of the English and Foreign Languages University in Hyderabad, will ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
New Indian Express

Thousands witness Makaravilakku

Thousands of Ayyappa devotees worshipped the Makarajyoti and the Makaravilakku deeparadhana performed at Ponnambalamedu, a remote hill facing the Sabarimala Sannidhanam, on Makarasankranti day at Sabarimala on Friday. A large number of people ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago Thousands witness Makaravilakku at Sabarimala shrine  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Lakhs of Ayyappa devotees witness Makaravilakku  United News of India3 weeks ago Lakhs Throng Sabarimala for Makaravilakku  New Indian Express3 weeks ago
United News of India

Better healthcare, toll free complaints helpline for Sabarimala pilgrims

The temple, dedicated to Lord Ayyappa and located in the district of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, attracts millions of devotees from around India every year. With the numbers expected to grow steadily in the coming years, the state government and the ...
 United News of India3 weeks ago Two Ayyappa devotees drown  Kaumudi1 month ago Saranam and S at Ayyappa's Abode  New Indian Express1 month ago Four Ayyappa devotees from State killed in accident  Deccan Herald1 month ago
The Hindu

Hundreds worship Thiruvabharanam

The jewellery is being taken in a procession from Sabarimala to Pandalam Hundreds of Ayyappa devotees, majority of them women, thronged the Kakkatt Koickal Sree Dharma Sastha Temple at Perinad, near Vadasserikkara, to worship the sacred ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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