Makarasankrama Pooja will be on January 15 at 12.59 in the morning The Makarasankarama Pooja as part of Makaravilakku festival will be held on January 15 at 12.59 AM.
It is believed that the idol is placed during the Makarasankaramam time by Parasuraman and it is one of the prominent rituals held at Sabarimala every year.
During the time of Makarasankaramam Pooja, Neyabhishekam is done with importance.
Peeda Pooja will be held initially and then Moorthy Pooja.
Makarasankrama abhishekam will be held after that. The Kanni Ayyappans from the Travancore on King’s wish will bring the ghee filled coconuts during the ritual.
This first time Sabarimala comers will stick the arrows at Saramkuthy and will head on to Sannidhanam.
The ghee were distributed among the devotees after pooja and will put an end to the Makarasankarama pooja. After Harivarasanam, the nada will be closed.
Deeparadhana at Sannidhanam adorned with Thiruvabharanam from the Pandalam Temple will be held after 6 pm on January 15.