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Travancore Devaswom Board

Scrap decision to appoint Arabic teachers in schools: VHP urges Travancore Devaswom Board

The VHP claimed Arabic is not included in the scheduled languages of the Indian Constitution

30 Jul 2020 11:10 AM

Chief priest gives explanation on 'purification' in Sabarimala to Devaswom Board

Two women aged below 50 had entered the Lord Ayyappa temple to offer prayers on January 2.

05 Feb 2019 2:11 PM

Sabarimala top priest gets 2 more weeks to explain ‘purification rituals’

The decision came a day after Lord Ayyappa Temple was closed marking culmination of over 2-months long tumultuous annual pilgrimage season.

21 Jan 2019 2:27 PM

Ready to hold discussions to resolve standoff, says Sabarimala temple board

The Temple reopened on Friday for the 64-day long Mandala-Magaravilaku annual pilgrimage season which will last till January 17.

22 Nov 2018 9:38 AM

Sabarimala temple board not to file report in SC on prevailing situation

Travancore Devaswom Board also said filing review petition against top court verdict right now has no relevance.

24 Oct 2018 2:33 PM


Two women reach hilltop shrine, forced to return

The devotees, including senior citizens and children chanting Ayyappa mantras, protested the entry of women of menstrual age group into the shrine.

20 Oct 2018 6:09 AM

Sabarimala not a place for sex tourism: Ex-TDB chief opposes women’s entry

'This is agenda-driven. This is not a place for sex tourism. This is abode of Lord Ayappa,' Prayar Gopalkrishnan said.

19 Oct 2018 4:42 PM

I feel blessed, says first dalit priest after a year in service

Krishanan, a disciple of Anirudhan Thantri of North Paravoor, entered priesthood after a 10-year long study of Thantra Sastra.

04 Oct 2018 2:43 AM

Sabarimala order: Devaswom board can seek a review

There is now a clamour for filing a review petition against the Sabarimala verdict.

02 Oct 2018 1:08 AM

Kerla: Devaswom Board member calls for non-Hindus’ entry in temples

Tharayil, Congress leader and member of TDB, said on a Facebook post that those who believe in temple and idol worship should be allowed in temples.

10 Sep 2017 3:39 AM