Women can visit Ayyappa Swamy temple at Sabarimala: SC - AP24x7
Wed, Jul 18, 2018, 05:32 PM
The right of a woman to pray is a constitutional right and does not depend on laws, the Supreme Court said today while hearing a bunch of petitions that challenged the traditional ban on the entry of women between 10 and 50 years of age in the famous Sabarimala temple. Women are of an age to menstruate are restricted from entering the temple as its presiding deity, Lord Ayyappa, is considered to be a celibate. The SC verdict overturned this to allow entry of everyone into the temple. 'Everyone can go,' the bench ruled.
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