Sabarimala Temple February 2008 Monthly Puja



Sabarimala Temple opens on the first of every Malayalam month for five days for the monthly poojas. Thousands of Ayyappa devotees make use of this opportunity to visit the Sabarimala shrine to have a hassle free darshan. In February 2008, Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple will open on February 12 and will close on February 17.

The main pilgrimage season at Sabarimala shrine is during the Mandala Makaravilakku season (November – January). The period witnesses heavy rush of devotees to the hill shrine.

Thousands of devotees in order to avoid the rush choose the monthly opening period to visit the shrine. There are also several Ayyappa devotees who make it point to visit the shrine every month. The shrine remains opened during the first five days each Malayalam month.

Udayasthamana pooja, padipooja and pushpabhishekam are performed during these days.

In February 2008, sahasrakalasam will be conducted on February 15 and kalabhabhishekam on February 17.