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Forest control rooms opened at Sabarimala

The Forest Department has opened two special offices at Sabarimala, one at Pampa and the other at the Sannidhanam, to control and coordinate various activities of the department, and ensure quick response as and when needed during the ongoing annual Mandalam-Makaravilakku pilgrimage. Each unit has a strength of 16, which includes a Range Officer, a […]Read More

Sabarimala Special trains 2013-14 :: IRCTC online reservation information

Indian Railways made several arrangements for the convenience of the Sabarimala Pilgrimpassengers like New Special Trains , New Trains and  Train Live Status etc.   Sabarimala Special Trains List:-   DIBRUGARH – KOCHUVELI :: SABARIMALA SPECIAL TRAINS SABARIMALA SPECIAL TRAINS FROM CHENNAI SABARIMALA SPECIAL TRAIN FROM MANGALORE 2013    Sabarimala Live Train Running Status-Watch online SABARIMALA TRAIN RUNNING STATUSRead More

Mangalore-Kochuveli Sabarimala special

 Southern Railways will run a special train between Mangalore and Kochuveli during the Sabarimala Season 2013-2014. Train no. 06304 Kochuveli-Mangalore Junction weekly special train will leave Kochuveli at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays on November 27; December 4, 11, 18 and 25; and January 1, 8, 15 and 22. The special train will reach Mangalapuram  Junction […]Read More

Railways to operate 90 special trains for Sabarimala season 2013-2014

Southern Railways will operate 90 special trains, starting on November 25 2013, to meet the rush during the Sabarimala season. Advance reservations will begin on Wednesday. The trains will be operated till January 25 next year. The following trains will be operated. Train No. 06001 Chennai Central-Kollam Superfast weekly special (via Coimbatore) will leave Central at 3.15pm on […]Read More

Sabarimala online room booking

Reservation facility to book the rooms at the Sabrimala Pilgrim centre has been made available online. Presently twenty per cent of the vacant rooms can be booked through this online service, as  per the temple sources. To book rooms in Sabarimala , please visit www.sabarimalaaccomodation.org. The online payment to the service is made available on […]Read More

Sabarimala temple opened for pilgrims- Pilgrimage Season 2013-14

The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa was opened on Friday evening for the two-month long pilgrimage season The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa was opened on Friday evening for the two-month long pilgrimage season, with thousands waiting in queue for long hours to have a glimpse of the deity. Melsanthi Damodaran Potti opened the sreekovil […]Read More

Sabarimala temple opens today

Sabarimala temple will open for the two-month ‘Mandala-Makaravilakku’ festival today, 15th November 2013. Festival poojas would start from November 16th, the first day of the ‘Vrischikam’ month of the Malayalam calendar, after the new head priest of the temple P N Narayanan Namboothri opens the sanctum sanctorum early in the morning. The most important temple […]Read More

Sabarimala ready for pilgrimage season 2013-14

Yet another season to start on November 16th The whole area will be now filled with Ayyapa Saranams. Meanwhile TDB is finalising the facilities Work on parking lots at the base camp at Nilackal, barring the final paving, has been completed. Vinaya Kumar, TDB executive engineer, Sabarimala Development Project, told Deccan Herald on Tuesday that […]Read More

Temporary stop for trains at Thiruvalla for Sabarimala pilgrims

In view of Sabarimala season, temporary stoppage is provided for the following trains at Tiruvalla as per details given below: Train No12698 Thiruvananthapuram – Chennai Central Weekly express will stop from November 16 to January 18, 2014; Train No 12697 Chennai Central – Thiruvanathapuram weekly express will stop from November 17 to January 19, 2014; Train No15906 Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari weekly […]Read More

‘Attavisesham’ celebrations held

‘Chithira Attavisesham’,  the birth anniversary of Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, the former head of the Travancore royal family, was celebrated at the Lord Ayyappa temple on Saturday. Sahasrakalasam and Kalabhabhishekam were the special rituals held as part of the celebrations. Both the rituals were conducted under the leadership of Thantri Kandararu Maheswararu during the Uchcha […]Read More