Kochi: Former minister G Sudhakaran said that the eternal celibacy is the concept of Ayyappan in Sabarimala. That is why young women are not allowed inside the temple. This is something that everyone respects and accepts, he said.
There is a rule prohibiting women from entering Sabarimala. Because the temple has the concept of eternal celibacy of Ayyappan. G. Sudhakaran stated that there is no need to change or subvert it.
While speaking at the inaugural function of Jyotisha Tantrikvedi state annual celebrations, he made a reference to the entry of women in Sabarimala. The former minister said that only women who have crossed the age of 50 can enter Sabarimala. G Sudhakaran had said that there are known and unknown things in the world and as long as the unknown exists, astrology is relevant.