Sabarimala Temple February 2010 Monthly Puja



Sabarimala Temple opens on the first day of every Malayalam month and the shrine remains open for the next five days for the monthly poojas including Padi puja. In February 2010, Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple will open on February 12 and will close on February 17 for Malayalam Kumbha Masa Puja. Thousands of Ayyappa devotees make use of this opportunity to visit the Sabarimala shrine to have a hassle free darshan.

The main pilgrimage season at Sabarimala shrine is during the Mandala Makaravilakku season (November – January). The period see 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.