TAMIL NADU

Sabarimala temple closed

PATHANAMTHITTA Sept. 21. The five-day monthly poojas in the Malayalam month of `Kanni' at the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple came to a close with the `Athazha pooja' today.

The sanctum sanctorum was closed after `Harivarasanam' by Melsanthi Perikamana Sankaranarayanan Nampootiri.

The temple will reopen on October 17 after noon for the five-day monthly poojas in the month of `Thulam' that begins on October 18.

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