Sabarimala Thiruvabharanam Procession from January 12, 2018

The holy procession will be starting from Valiyakoyikkal Dharmasastha Kshethram at Pandalam on 12th January 2018 and will reach Sabarimala Sannidanam on the Makaravilakku Day, 14th of Jan- this year. ”Thiruvabharanam” is the sacred divine gold ornaments of Lord Ayyappa. On the Makarasangrama day, Lord Ayyappa s idol in Sannidhanam is adorned with these sacred […]

Makaravilakku 2018 | Sabarimala Makara Vilakku Festival in 2018

Makaravilakku 2018, Sabarimala Makara Vilakku Festival in 2018, when is Makaravilakku in 2018? Makaravilakku Festival (Makara Vilakku) is celebrated on Makara Jyoti Darshanam day near Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in January every year. In 2018, Makaravilakku date is January 14. It is a week-long festival usually falls during Makar Sankramana. Prior to this celebration, Makara Jyoti […]

Ayyappa Deeksha 2017 Dates | Ayyappa Mala in 2017-2018

Ayyappa Deeksha or Ayyappa Mala dharana is the most auspicious spiritual practice observed in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala during the winter season. Ayyappa Deeksha 2017 dates – Ayyappa Deeksha begins on Mandala Puja day (15 November 2017) and ends on Makaravilakku day (14 January 2018). From November 15, 2017: Mandala Kalam begins […]

Makara Jyothi 2018 Makara Vilakku Watch Online, Makara Jyoti Darshanam online

Makara Jyothi Darshanam is the most auspicious event during Sabarimala Ayyappa Deeksha. You can watch Makara Jyothi 2018 online for free between 6 to 7 pm on 14 January 2018. It will be visible as a Nakshatram or Star at Sabarimala hill area during Makara Sankramanam. The sacred Jyoti will be visible just for a […]

Ponnambalamedu Deeparadhana on Makaravilakku

Deeparadhana will be performed at Ponnamabalamedu on Makaravilakku when the Makarajyoti (Makara Nakshatram) appears in the sky. In 2016, Makaravilakku date is January 15. The Makarajyoti is a celestial star that appears on the eastern horizon of the Sabarimala Sannidhanam on the day of Makara sankramam every year. The Travancore Devaswom Board will perform the […]

Sabarimala Temple opens for Makaravilakku season

Sabarimala Temple opens for Makaravilakku season on 30 December 2014. Makaravilakku Makarajyoti date is January 15, 2015. The hill abode of Lord Ayyappa here will be opened on Tuesday for the 20-day Makaravilaku season, the concluding phase of the annual pilgrimage season. Melsanthi Krishnadas Nampoothiri will open the Sreekovil of the temple at 5.30 pm […]

Makar Sankranti, 15 January 2012, Pongal, Bihu, Lohri, Makaravilakku

Today, 15 January 2012 is Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, Lohri & Makaravilakku or Makarajyothi at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. Makara Sankranthi marks the transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn). It is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu; Lohri in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and some other North Indian states; as Magh Bihu in Assam. Makara […]

27 December 2011, Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala Sannidhanam

27 December 2011 is Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala Ayyappa Sannidhanam (Temple). It marks the conclusion of the 41-day Mandalam season of the annual pilgrimage (Sabarimala Ayyappa Deeksha). Mandala Pooja will be held at 1 PM after adoring the Thanka Anki (gold ornaments) on the idol of Ayyappa. Kalabhabhishekam, a special ritual associated with Mandala Pooja, […]

Makaravilakku at Sabarimala: Makara Vilakku & Kuruthi Puja

Makaravilakku or Makara Vilakku festival is observed on the Makara Jyoti Darshanam day near Sarabarimala Ayyappa Temple. It is a week-long festival usually starts on January 14 every year and culminates on January 20. Makara Vilakku 2016 date is 15 January 2016. This festival begins after the Makara Jyothi darsanam when Malikapurathuama comes on an […]

Mandala Pooja celebrated in Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple

Mandala Pooja, the last day of 41-day Mandalam festival, was celebrated with utmost pomp on 27 December 2010 at Sabarimala Ayyappa temple. The temple witnessed huge crowd of devotees from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala. During this festival, the idol of the presiding deity was adorned with ‘Thanga Angi’ (golden attire) in the […]