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Two Women Enter Sabarimala, Offered Prayers, Shrine Reopens after Purification

Two Women Enter Sabarimala, Offered Prayers, Shrine Reopens after Purification

Thiruvananthapuram: Two women below the age of 50 entered the Sabarimala temple in Kerala Wednesday, with the help of police in mufti. The women, Bindu and Kanakadurga, started their climb around midnight and reached inside the sanctum sanctorum early morning at 3:45 am. Following their entry, the temple was shut and a purification ritual was performed. The shrine reopened at noon.


The women -- Bindu (42), a CPI (ML) activist from Kozhikode district and Kanakadurga (44), said to be a civil supplies employee from Malappuram -- claimed to have begun their climb around midnight and reached the temple at 3.45 am, according to reports.
They also released a video of their visit to the temple.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has confirmed that two women entered Sabarimala temple and offered prayers. “There were hurdles for women to climb and enter Sabarimala temple. If they have entered the temple today, there must not have been any hurdles. It is true that they have entered. Police had been given instructions to provide protection to any woman who wants to climb.”, CM said.


Traditionally, women in the menstruating age group of 10-50 years were barred from offering prayers at the shrine, the presiding deity of which is "Naishtika Brahamachari" (perennial celibate). More than a dozen women had made unsuccessful attempts to trek the hill and offer prayers at the Sabarimala shrine during the Mandalam season.


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