Niraputhari Festival Photo Gallery (Sabarimala Ayyappa)

Niraputhari Festival Photo Gallery (Sabarimala Ayyappa) – 22 July 2015. Niraputhari is a grand temple festival celebrated in Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. In 2015, Niraputhari festival date is July 22 (1190 Karkkidakom 06). Thousands of devotees from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala will have darshan of Lord Ayyappa on this festive day. Sreekovil of […]

Niraputhari 2015 at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple

Niraputhari is a grand temple festival celebrated in Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. In 2015, Niraputhari festival date is July 22 (1190 Karkkidakom 06). Thousands of devotees from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala will have darshan of Lord Ayyappa on this festive day. Sreekovil of Sabarimala will be opened at 5.00 PM on July 21 and […]

Sabarimala Annual Festival 2015

Sabarimala Annual Festival 2015 begins on March 25 with Kodiyettu ceremony. Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple will be opened on 24 May for the 10-day annual festival.The festivities will begin with kodiyettu ceremony led by Thantri in the presence of Melsanthi between 9.20 am and 10.30 am on 25th March. Utsavabali will be held daily from March 26 to […]

Chithira Aattathirunal at Sabarimala Temple

Chithira Aattathirunal at Sabarimala Temple is celebrated in Thulam Month of Malayalam calendar. In 2014, Chithira Aattathirunal dates are – October 22 and October 23. Melsanthi (head priest) accompanied by Tantri (chief priest) of the temple will open the sanctum sanctorum at 5.30 p.m. on 22 October. The rituals will begin with an Ashtadravya Maha […]

Laksharchana at Sabarimala in Midhunam Month

Ayyappa Swamy

Laksharchana is held at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple on 2nd day of Midhunam Month every year. In 2014, Laksharchana date was 16 June, Monday. Brahmakalasa pooja, marking the beginning of Laksharchana, is conducted under the leadership of the thantri at the mandapam of the temple at 6 am, followed by the recital of mantras by a […]

Sahasra kalasabhishekam at Sabarimala

The Lord Ayyappa Temple witnessed heavy rush as hundreds of pilgrims from different parts of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala, undertook the pilgrimage to the forest shrine, braving the summer heat and dust, on Tuesday. The head priest (Melsanthi), P.N.Narayanan Namboodiri, opened the temple at 5 am and the daily rituals began with […]

Thanka Anki at Sabarimala Temple, Lord Ayyapa Golden Attire Procession

‘Thanka Anki’, a four-day procession of Sabarimala Ayyappa idol decorated in golden attire, is going to start today, December 23 in 2011, from Aranmula. It is one of the famous rituals held at Sabarimala temple during the Mandala Puja. The gold ornaments were offered to the Lord by the Travancore royal house when the shrine […]

Sabarimala Padi Pooja booked till 2025, Udayasthamana Pooja till 2017

Sabarimala Padi Pooja is booked till 2025 and the devotees who want to perform it will have to wait till 2025. Padi Pooja is one of the important rituals at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. Even though, raising the amount for the Padi Pooja from 30,000 to 40,000 recently, the response for the ritual is amazing. It […]

Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple opened for Onam 2010 and Chingam Month Puja

Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple was opened for Onam 2010 puja and the monthly puja of Chingam month. Chingam masam will start on August 17, Tuesday in 2010. Onasadya, the major ritual of Onam puja will be celebrated on August 23 and the temple will be closed on August 25. The Hindu reports: The Lord Ayyappa Temple […]