Photos: Karkidaka Masam Puja in Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple

Here are the Photos of Karkidaka Masam Puja in Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple.. The heavy crowd of devotees made the puja even more jubilant.

Karkidaka masam (Karikidakam month / Ramayana Masam) is the last and 12th month in Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2017, Karkidaka Masam starts on July 17 and ends on August 16.

Karkidakam month is dedicated to dead ancestors during when Shraddh ritual or pitru tharpan are offered to them. It marks the Sun’s transition to Karkadaka rashi from Mithuna rashi.

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  1. T Sasidharan says:

    Thanks Hindupad for uploading the photos. You gave me the opportunity to see sannidhanam as I used to see every year during Karkidaka maasam. This year I missed Karkidaka maasa pooja so I planned to visit during Thulam maasa pooja.
    Swamy Saranam