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Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple

Pampa, Pathanamthitta, India
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Vythiri, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Swamiye Saranam Ayyappaa.....Sabarimala is one of the toppest Hindu pilgrimage place in India. Lord Ayyappa"s blessings should get from here for every devotees.

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Traditional Hindu temple. It is a must visit to all Hindus. Lord Ayappa is the idol there and the temple opens only during the month of Nov- Dec . There are different ways to reach the temple. I like the Kanana patha (via Erumeli by walk around 55 km) through thick forest.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

After filling the holy coconut with ghee and packing the essentials for offering to Lord Ayyappa in the Irumudi (called ketunira), the Guru places the sacred Irumudi on the head of the pilgrims chanting Saranam. The pilgrims leave the place without looking at anyone or bidding goodbye to family or friends. Walking barefoot the pilgrims proceed to realise his Self... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Have to walk. if you cant walk hire a dolly. bit tough steeps. long queue . but must for a hindu. been there 3 times.its always busy and long queue. better to go on 1st of every or any malayalam month so can spend decent time in sannidhanam

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This place is dedicated to Lord - Ayyappa and lakhs of devotees visit this shrine very year and it will be heavily crowded during November to January.. The way to temple is quite hard and through a jungle, but worth the walk of 5-6 kms.. Be careful during rainy season, it may skid.. This temple can be visited by normal... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

One has to take ' Ayyappa Deeksha" by wearing a "Tulasi Mala" for a Mandalam ie 41 days, before proceeding to Sabarimala. On the day you start your journey to Sabari, you take 'GHEE" in a Coconut called the "Mudra Kaya", for the Abhisekham to Lord Ayyappa. The nearest point to Pamba is Chengannur, from where buses are available to... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I am great devotee of Ayyappa. The positive energy, happiness and heavenly experience you experience once visiting sabarimala is un-explainable. Once been in Sabarimala, It is where I want to come again and again. Being born in Pandalam(Where Ayyappan had spent his childhood), it gives me such a pride and divine feeling to say that 'I come from place where... More

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Munnar, India
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Arriving at Chengannur Railway station. KSRTC (State Transport) Bus waiting out side of Railway station with the Board "Pampa".Rs.70/- is the ticket charge for traveling 99Km-Pampa. Reaching at Pampa - 3 hours Journey. Arriving at Pampa, holydip in River Papma. Proceed to sannidhaam by walking. 5Km walking with "Sarana manthra. After Darshan back to Pampa. Bus to Chengannur. Drop at... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Millions of people from all over the world snd from all walks of life and from every religious belief converge here to get a glimpse of Lord Ayyappa. We can the sense of whole humanity ad one family here. The hardships which we face to reach the shrine reminds that human life is a pilgrimage and everything we face in... More

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Alappuzha, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

finding peace is a guarantee and there was a sense of fulfillment in visiting this place when compared to other temples in India bcos fo the fact that it is not at all commercial. and any person from any religion can visit the temple. There is no discrimination of caste creed or even money quotient, everyone has the same set... More

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