Odisha News In English

Prameya English, Prameyanews.com, Odisha Latest News, Odisha News Online

Sabarimala temple reopens

15/11/2021 at 8:20 PM

Pathanamthitta, Nov 15: The Sabarimala temple in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district will reopen from Monday for the Mandala-Makaravilakku festival, which will last for two months.

The hilltop shrine dedicated to Lord Ayyappa will open on Monday evening, and people will be able to pay their respects beginning on Tuesday.

Pilgrim turnout at Sabarimala temple has been affected for the past few years owing to the tension over issue of women’s entry, natural calamities and the Covid-19 pandemic. During the famed Makaravilakku festival last year, only around 5,000 pilgrims were allowed entry to the temple, as opposed to over a lakh during pre-Covid times.

   Related Posts