Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple will be opened on June 15, 2015 for Midhunam Month Puja. Midhunam Month Puja will be performed for five days.
Melsanthi Krishnadas Nampoothiri will open the sreekovil of the temple at 5.30 pm in the presence of Thantri Kandararu Rajeevaru. As an ongoing temple practice, no ritual will be conducted at the sreekovil in the evening.
The special rituals, including Sahasrakalasam, Laksharchana and Kalabhabhishekam, would be held during these days.
As part of Sahasrakalasam to be held on the first day of Midhunam on June 16, kalasa pooja will be held at sopanam on the south of the Sreekovil under the leadership of Thantri Rajeevaru and Melsanthi Krishnadas Nampoothiri at 7 pm on June 15. The ritual will be concluded with kalasabhishekam on the idol of Lord Ayyappa during uchcha pooja.