Sabarimala Temple Ban On Women Overturned, Protest Ensue

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Sabarimala Temple is one of Hinduism's holiest sites, and for centuries it has restricted women between ages 10 and 50 from entering. Religious conservatives and proponents of the ban argue that because the more than 800 years old temple is considered the home of Lord Ayyappa, a Hindu god of growth, and since Ayyappa is considered celibate, allowing "impure" women, meaning women of menstrual ... ... more