Monthly pujas in Sabarimala are held from the first day of particular malayalam month for next five days. In March 2012,
will be open for Meena Masam monthly puja from March 13, 2012 to March 18. The temple will remain open again from March 27 for the Sabarimala Annual Temple Festival - March 27 to April 5, 2012. Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple
Thousands of Ayyappa devotees who like to avoid the huge rush during the Mandala Makaravilakku season (November – January) make use of the monthly puja days. Nowadays, even these few days are attracting huge crowds.
Padi puja and other important rituals are held during the monthly puja days.
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