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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Questions & Answers

Are there rules about clothing to visit the temple? Can women wear trousers or should they wear skirts? We do not own Indian clothing.

over a year ago Answer

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Trousers are perfectly fine and a loose top should do. If you like to experiment - go for one of the bindis on the forehead and bunch up those lovely jasmine strands in the hair which are sold dime a dozen outside this beautiful temple.

over a year ago
Bangalore
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It is best to be fully clothed - avoid shorts and skirts. This is respectful.

Non-hindus are not allowed into the sanctum sanctorum - but then the temple is so huge, there is lots to see and experience outside the sanctum sanctorum.

over a year ago
Schoten, Belgium
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Cover your knees and shoulders. You will not be allowed to the sanctum sanctorum, if you are not a hindu

over a year ago Google Translation
Bengaluru, India
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Dear Katie

First foreigners are not allowed inside sanctum of Temple. you can visit temple with shirt and trousers but not half pants etc.

Enjoy your tour.

over a year ago
Chennai, India
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No Specific rules but since we are visiting a temple a traditional attire is recommended otherwise as far as you are covered its fine. You will definitely look odd if guys go there is shorts and women in short skirts etc.

over a year ago
Bengaluru, India
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indian wear is not required, full length trousers or skirts with top / shirt should be fine. No problem. Enjoy your trip :)

over a year ago
Miami, Florida
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It depends on which temple and which state in India. For most temples a long skirt (ankle length), and a modest top, preferably not a sleeveless would suffice.

over a year ago
India
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No Problem friend...come and Enjoy your trip....Welcomeeee...

over a year ago
Mysuru (Mysore), India
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Need to follow the religious custom, dress code and etc

over a year ago
Hyderabad, India
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There are some restrictions to enter the temple. Non Hindus are not permitted unless they give a declaration that they bnelieve in Hinduism. Shirts for ladies are strictly prohibited. they can either wear saree or punjabi dress.

over a year ago
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Full length trousers are permitted.Avoid half trousers.

over a year ago
Chennai, India
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It s better to go with a pant. No small shorts.

over a year ago
Bangalore, India
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The idea is to fully cover yourself below the waist. A long skirt reaching the ankle should be okay. A long trouser for ladies will be good too if you dont have other options.

This applies to guys as well. Shorts might be okay for guys but it is generally looked down upon.

over a year ago
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