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Melshanthi 2014-15

P.N. Narayanan Namboodiri, 42, of Panangattumpilli Mana at Thrikkariyoor in Ernakulam district, will be the Melsanthi (head priest) of the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala for one year beginning November 16. P.M. Manoj of Polpakkara Math at Edappal in Malappuram district will be the head priest at the Malikappuram Devi temple, Sabarimala.    Read More

Online Queue booking System for sabarimala darshan

Dear Devotees, Sabarimala Online queue Booking system will be available only during Sabarimala Mandala – Makaravilakku Season.  Sabarimala online Q-Coupon booking started for ayyappa darsan. The queue coupon booking is now available for all the days of Mandala-Makararavilakku season 2017-2018. Booking of Q Coupon is open till 19th January 2018. Screenshot of the new sabarimala […]Read More

High Court orders to ensure quality of food at Sabarimala

Kerala High Court Division bench directed the Commissioner of Food Safety to ensure that the directives given by it for supplying quality food at Sabarimala were scrupulously implemented during the coming Mandala-Makaravilakku season 2014-2015. The Commissioner sought strict vigilance  over the food to be supplied at Sabarimala and Pampa and the preparation of Aravana and […]Read More

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple closed after two-month pilgrimage season

Guruti performs exclusive darshan for royal representative The two-month Mandalam-Makaravilakku pilgrimage at Sabarimala ended with a Guruti at the Malikappuram Devi temple on Sunday evening. Even on the last day, hundreds of pilgrims visited the temple. Vilakkinezhunellippu, a five-day ceremonial procession from the Malikappuram Devi temple, had come to a close on Saturday evening. Tantri […]Read More

Renovation plans at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple

The vastuvidya experts finalised the locations for the renovation of  Malikappuram Devi temple, new Bhasmakulam, new prasadam complex, widening of the Lord Ayyappa temple premises and new Valiyanadapandal. Vasthuvidya expert Kanippayyur Krishnan Nampoothiri said that as part of the renovation of Malikappuram temple, new nalambalam and thidappally will be built without any alteration to the […]Read More

Sabarimala Temple opened today for Makaravilakku Season 2014

The hill abode of Lord Ayyappa reopened today, Monday 30th December, 2013 evening,  for the concluding phase of the 20-day long Makaravilakku pilgrimage season. Melsanthi P N Narayanan Namboothiri  opened  the Sreekovil of the temple at 5.30 pm in the presence of Thantri Kandararu Maheswararu. As a practice, no ritual conducted in the evening.Read More

Oxygen parlours

Oxygen parlour-cum-first aid centres have started functioning at Saramkuthi-top, Saramkuthi-bottom, and at Sabaripeedhom. Specially trained volunteers of the Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sanghom have been posted to run these oxygen parlours.Read More

Call centre at Sabarimala soon

The Travancore Devaswom Board will soon start a call centre at Sabarimala as part of providing better facilities to pilgrims coming from outside Kerala, Devaswom Commissioner P. Venugopal has said. Mr. Venugopal said that devotees could get information regarding Sabarimala and the pilgrimage through the Sabarimala call centre. The call centre would provide the latest […]Read More