Sabarimala temple opening dates 2019

Sabarimala temple opening dates 2019

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple opening dates 2018 to 2019. Sabarimala temple timing, Abishegam timings are given below.

Sabarimala temple opening dates 2018 – 2019

Pooja Details
Sabarimala Temple Opening date
Sabarimala Temple Closing date
February 2018
Monthly Pooja (Kumbham)
12 February 2018
17 February 2018
March 2018
Monthly Pooja (Meenam)
14 March 2018
19 March 2018
20 March 2018
30 March 2018
21 March 2018
Utsavam Aarattu – Painkuni Uthram. Temple closes
30 March 2018
April 2018
Vishu Mahotsavam (Medam)
10 April 2018
18 April 2018
Vishu Darsanam
15 April 2018
May 2018
Monthly Pooja (Edavam)
14 May 2018
19 May 2018
Idol Installation Day (Prathistha Dinam)
24 May 2018
25 May 2018
June 2018
Monthly Pooja (Midhunam)
14 June 2018
19 June 2018
Monthly Pooja (Karkitakam)
16 July 2018
21 July 2018
Monthly Pooja (Chingam)
16 August 2018
21 August 2018
Onam Poojai
23 August 2018
27 August 2018
25 August 2018
Monthly Pooja (Kanni)
16 September 2018
21 September 2018
Monthly Pooja (Thulam)
17 October 2018
22 October 2018
Sree Chithira Thirunal Aatta Vishesham
5 November 2018
6 November 2018
Mandala Pooja Mahotsavam
16 November 2018
27 December 2018
Mandala Pooja
27 December 2018
Makara Vilakku Mahotsavam
30 December 2018
20 January 2019
January 2019
Makara Vilakku
14 January 2019


Sabarimala temple opening and Closing dates 2018 – 2019

Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple is located in Kerala. It is one of the most famous temples in India. The temple is on the top of the hill named Sabarimala. Approximately there are 40 to 50 million devotees are coming to Sabarimala to worship Lord Ayyappa. There will be a huge rush in the temple during November to January month of each year. Sabarimala Ayyapa temple is also known as Sasta and Dharmasasta temple.

Manikanda Swamy

There were many children going to Sabarimala each year. Children are called as Manikanda Swamy since Manikandan was an avatar of Lord Ayyappa. He was a prince of Pandalam dynasty in the 12th century. Once the purpose of Manikandan avatar was over, Manikandan came to Sabarimala temple, he meditated and became one with the divine.

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple

There is a rule that only children, men and old age women should go to Sabarimala temple and worship Lord Ayyappa. Girls below the age of 10 can go to Sabarimala. There is some discussion going on the court about this rule. Ayyappa devotees are expected to follow 1 mandala(41 days) Vratham before visiting the temple. There are certain rules needs to be followed to complete this Vratham. On each year after completion of worship by all the devotees, there will be a procedure followed to check how many people completed the Vratham properly. The procedure is named as Prasnam. Even though millions of people visiting the temple, usually Prasannam shows that less than 20 people completed their Vratham properly.

Ayyappa devotees go to the temple with Irumudi which will have coconut with ghee. There will be Nei Abishegam performed in Temple. It is nothing but pouring ghee on Lord Ayyappa Idole. There will be a different Irumudi color for devotees based on the years they went to Sabarimala temple. Kanni Sami(first journey to Ayyappa temple) with red coloured Irumudi, Navy blue colored Irumudi for others till the third year. Others use saffron colored Irumudi. Aravana payasam and Appam are the Prasadam in Sabarimala temple.

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple Address:

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple,

Perunad grama panchayat Pathanamthitta District Kerala,

India – 689662

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple Timings

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple Timings

Sabarimala Temple usual Opening Timing is 3:00 am and closing Time is 1:00 pm. During Pilgrim season, Temple opens at 3:00 am and closes at 11:00 pm

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple by Air

There are two nearest airport one is Cochin International Airport and other is Trivandrum airport. The Cochin Airport is at 160 km from the temple and Trivandrum airport is at 175kms from the temple.

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