What is the dress code for Padmanabhaswamy temple?

Men are allowed to wear only dhotis with or without angavastra. But women devotees wearing pants and churidar cover it with a dhoti to enter the temple. The relaxation in the dress code is based on a writ petition filed by Riya Raji, a native of the capital, on September 29.

Is Saree compulsory in Padmanabhaswamy Temple?

Saree will be fine. If u wear churidhar or salwar kameez u will have wear dhoti (veshthi).. Dhothi(In Malayalam it is called Mundu) can be got from near the temple entrance.

Has vault B been opened?

Vault B has not been opened since at least the 1880s. The Supreme-Court-appointed committee-members, based on the 2014 amicus curiae and audit reports, cited instances of irregularities and mismanagement in the affairs of the temple.

Why is vault B not opened?

The temple thantri and the Travancore royal family had opposed the opening of the Vault B as it would affect the sanctity of the shrine. In 2011, a devaprasnam, the ritual to know the god’s wish, had ruled against the opening. The apex court later kept the opening of the vault in abeyance.

Who is the owner of Padmanabhaswamy temple?

Padmanabhaswamy is the tutelary deity of the royal family of Travancore. The titular Maharaja of Travancore, Moolam Thirunal Rama Varma, is the current trustee of the temple.

Is jeans allowed in Padmanabhaswamy Temple?

Salwar kameez and churidars were being allowed as it was a traditional Indian attire, he said, adding, however, jeans, tights and such other dresses will not be permitted.

Is mobile phone allowed in Padmanabhaswamy Temple?

No, mobile phones along with all electronic items are banned inside the temple premises.

Are ladies allowed in Padmanabhaswamy Temple?

Only Hindus are permitted inside the temple. The dress code for men is Mund / Dhoti with or without Angavastra. Men need to wear mundu or dhoti (worn around the waist and going down up to the heels) and should not wear shirts of any kind.

Why Padmanabhaswamy temple has 7th door?

It is believed that opening the seventh door would be inauspicious. It is also believed that the seventh door is cursed. Whoever tries to open it will die. Also, it is also believed that by opening this door, there will be a catastrophe on the earth.