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Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple

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Address: Pampa, Pathanamthitta, India
Phone Number: +91-4735-20-20-48
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Words are less, out of the world feeling

Well, all I got to say is the purity of this place, the chants, the belief, the mist, the cold wind, the smell, everything makes you forget every guilt sadness you have in your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Rajahmundry, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is a change but travencore board can spend little money for pilgrimms safety n well being.. Hygiene and parking can be looked at

Thank sanju j
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, all I got to say is the purity of this place, the chants, the belief, the mist, the cold wind, the smell, everything makes you forget every guilt sadness you have in your life. For a second I had a feeling that there is someone who will not allow you to leave hope. It is indeed true, the thing... More 

Thank Coochoo
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to Sabarimala temple, just divine!! To have seen the Ayyappan itself was heart warming. The forest, the trek, the river, the number of people, the purity in thoughts -one must experience this in life!! Pampa river really needs attention from local authorities, they to need ensure that it is clean. Request all fellow pilgrims to do their... More 

Thank KiranM3012
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The western ghats has its unique flora and fauna which cannot be seen around the world, because Hindu Lords dwell there and bless these mountains, rivers, valleys, ........... and numerous lives. No doubt Sabarimala Temple is located at the peak of a mountain a midst thick forest surrounded by sky-scrapping trees, with wild animals and greenery forest. Though it's hard... More 

Thank ganesan2013
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122 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

It is one of the most divine temple in india and situated in the middle of dense monsoon forest-periyar wild life sanctuary.It is a hindu temple but all religious people are visited here on mandala season and makaravilakku.

Thank sajankottayam
Chennai (Madras), India
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71 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

It is a silent forest in the western guards in the state of Kerala where the Lord Aiyappa temple is located. It is a wonderful temple which attracts millions of devotees every year. Lots of small shops and street food are available. Lodging is available but advance booking is advised. You have to walk for almost 2-3 hours on the... More 

2 Thank Arun A
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Sabarimala is a Hindu pilgrimage centre located at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta District, Perunad grama panchayat in Kerala. It is one of the largest annual pilgrimages in the world, with an estimated 50 million devotees visiting every year.[1][2] Sabarimala is believed to be the place where the Hindu God, Ayyappan, meditated after... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I have been going on Sabarimala pilgrimage for the last several years. The trekking from Pampa to Sabarimala through dense forests takes a little more than an hour. For those who cannot trek, "dollies" are available. Drinking water and snacks are available en-route. The temple is open from mid-November to mid-January on all days and the rest of the year,... More 

1 Thank Harry2306
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

The Sabrimala temple is believed to be the place where the Hindu God, Ayyappan, meditated after killing the powerful demoness, Mahishi. This is located in a very scenic amidst 18 hills and surrounded by mountains and dense forests. The dense forest (Periyar Tiger Reserve) around the temple is known as Poomkavanam. One of the ways to do the journey (short... More 

Thank DrShyamSundaram
Hyderabad, India
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59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

the diety lord ayappa on the top of hill near pampa is awesome. the treak to the peak is hard but due to grace of god every body will reach the peak very easily

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