Sabarimala’ Lord Ayyappa temple opens for monthly pooja

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August 17, 2020 9:11 AM

The temple will remain open till August 21 and only th usual rituals will be conducted, the Travancore Devaswom Boar (TDB), which manages the hill shrine, said.

Sabarimala, Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple, Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple open, Travancore Devaswom Board, COVID-19 pandemic, Onam poojas, latest news on sabrimalaThe TDB, in a release, also said the temple will again open for Onam poojas from August 29 to September 2. (ANI photo)

The famous Lord Ayyappa temple here opened on Sunday on the eve of the monthly five day poojas for the Malayalam month of Chingam but the bar o devotees entry will continue as per COVID-19 health protocol.

The temple will remain open till August 21 and only the usual rituals will be conducted, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), which manages the hill shrine, said.

However, devotees will not be allowed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The TDB, in a release, also said the temple will again open for Onam poojas from August 29 to September 2.

The board has already said devotees to the shrine will have to carry COVID-19 negative certificates for darshan, whe the temple opens for the over two month-long pilgrim season from November 16.

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