Sabarimala temple reopened on April 10 afternoon for the eight-day annual Vishu festival.
Temple head priest (Melsanthi) N. Balamurali opened the sanctum sanctorum at 5.30 p.m. The rituals started with Ashtadravya Ganapati homom on Wednesday morning.
The Melsanthi will prepare ‘Vishukkani’ inside the sanctum sanctorum on April 13 and darshan will begin at 4 a.m. on
The temple will be closed after the Athazhapuja on April 18.