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Opening Date

Time

Closing Date

Time

Monthly Pooja Session (Kumbham)

1

Monthly Pooja

12-02-2008

 

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

17-02-2008

22.00 Hrs

Monthly Pooja Session (Meenam)

1

Monthly Pooja

11-03-2008

1730 Hrs

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

21-03-2008

22.00 Hrs

Monthly Pooja, Temple Ulsavam and Vishu Session Monthly Pooja Session (Medom)

1

Opening for Ulsavam

12-03-2008

1730 Hrs

2

Ulsavam Kodiyettam

12-03-2008

0530 Hrs

 

 

3

Aaratu
Painkuni Uthram
Ulsavam Aarattu
Meenam Uthram

21-03-2008

 

 

 

4

Vishu Mahotsavam

10-04-2008

0530 Hrs

18-04-2008

22.30 Hrs

5

Vishu Darshanam

14-04-2008

 

 

 

6

Temple closes

 

 

18-04-2008

22.30 Hrs

Monthly Pooja Session - Edavom

1

Monthly Pooja

14-05-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

19-05-2008

22.30 Hrs

3

Prathishta Dinam

11-05-2008

17.30 Hrs

 

 

4

Temple closes

 

 

12-05-2008

 

22.30 Hrs

Monthly Pooja Session _ Mithunam

1

Monthly Pooja

14-06-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

19-06-2008

2230 Hrs

Monthly Pooja Session - Karkadakom

1

Monthly Pooja

15-07-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

20-07-2008

2230 Hrs

Monthly Pooja Session - Chingam

1

Monthly Pooja

16-08-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

21-08-2008

2230 Hrs

Onam Festival Session

1

Onam Festival

10-08-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

14-08-2008

2230 Hrs

 

Monthly Pooja Session-Kanni

1

Monthly Pooja

16-09-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple closes

 

 

21-09-2008

2230 Hrs

Monthly Pooja Session - Thulam

1

Monthly Pooja

16-10-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple closes on

 

 

21-10-2008

2230 Hrs

 

Sree Chithira Attathirunal

1

Temple Opens

27-11-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Temple Closes

 

 

28-11-2008

2230 Hrs

Mandala Pooja Session

1

Mandala Pooja Mahotsavam Commences

15-11-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Mandala Pooja

26-12-2008

 

 

 

3

Temple closes after Mandala Pooja

 

 

26-12-2008

2230 Hrs

Makara Vilakku Session

1

Temple re-opens for Makara Vilakku Session

30-12-2008

1730 Hrs

 

 

2

Makaravilakku

14-01-2009

 

 

 

3

No entry for pilgrims after temple closes

 

 

20-01-2009

2200 Hrs

Temple closes, after the season, on 20-01-2009. This is immediately after the  Pandalam Royal Representatives pay obeisance to the Lord at 0700 hrs on 20-01-2009

Ghee Abhishekham - During Mandala Pooja Festival 2008-09

Morning - From 0400 Hrs till 1130 hrs. Closes at 1300 hrs.
Evening - From 1600 hrs. Last time for Neyyabhishekam has not yet been ascertained.
Harivarasanm at 2300 hrs.

Events : 2008-09

S No

Events

1

Prior to the Utsavam, Shudhi Kriyas consisting of  Prasada Shudhi, Vaastu Bali, Vaastu Punyaham, Mulayidil will be performed.

2

Bimba Shudhi Kriyas consisting of Chathu Shudhi, Dhara, Panchakam, Panchagavyam and 25 Kalasam will be performed.

3

Kodiyettam (Temple Flag Hoisting)  will be conducted during Makara Rasi. On Kodiyettam day, no Neyyabhishekham will be performed from  0700 hrs. It will re-commence after Kodiyettam.

4

Sribhutha Bali will be performed.

5

Utsava Bali will be performed. The Lord will be taken to special mandapam for the Utsava Bali. The ceremonies will commence at about 1300 hrs and will be over by about 1600 hrs. Utsava Bali darshan will be from 1400 hrs. On these days. 

6

Palli Vetta will be undertaken.

7

Villkku Ezhunallipu

8

Arattu to Pampa.

9

As the Siveli Vigraham will be away at Pampa on the Aarattu day from morning till evening,  temple darshan will not be possible till the Vigraham returns to the temple  after the Aarattu.

Devotees visiting Sabarimala Temple should strictly adhere to the customs and traditions followed at the temple. Only those coming with IRUMUDIKETTU will be allowed to ascend the Holy PATHINETTAMPADI (Eighteen Holy Steps) leading to the Sannidhanam. Women aged between 10 years and 50 years will not be allowed to trek the Holy Hills. At the time of the Thiru Aarattu Festival, presence of women aged between 10 to 50 is not allowed at Pamba also.

In order to avoid environmental pollution on the road leading to Pampa, Sannidhanam and enroute, all items manufactured in plastic and polythene are strictly banned. Betel chewing, using pan masala and smoking are also strictly banned in the above mentioned places.

 
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