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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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You are greeted by this when you enter the temple. Great!!! That can be interpreted in various ways. Once you reach there you feel compensated for the efforts undertaken to reach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Cochin
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173 reviews 173 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

You are greeted by this when you enter the temple. Great!!! That can be interpreted in various ways. Once you reach there you feel compensated for the efforts undertaken to reach there.

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Cochin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It is an excellent temple with minimum restrictions and very well maintained. However, the environment management and crowd management during seasons needs serious relook. Even in the off season period when I was there, River Pamba was found extremely polluted and stinking. I could see small hillocks of discarded clothes in the River. More discipline has to be enforced in... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Went with a gang of 16 including boys, old ladies and men. The trip was nice with regard to the team effort to reach the abode. The climate was hot and short persistent steps led everyone there. The rush is less in off season, the ecological impact also. If one could tolerate the hot climate then there is no better... More 

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coimbatore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The shrine is open to the public during certain festive seasons for a few days.Can be checked in the Devasom website I had one of the most exhilarating and exciting experience of my life visiting the beautiful shrine of" Lord Ayappan" ,the bachelor God.My husband and I accompanied by a Guruswami (one who has gone many times) left Coimbatore for... More 

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KOTTAYAM, KERALA, INDIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Good for those who are devoted, take 41 days vritham ( special ritualistic life). Be prepared for huge rush on special days.. does not open all days.. Restriction for women between 10 & 50 ears of age. Climbing a 4 KM long hill track on foot is a must, even though manual help is available at a cost. please check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Sabarimala , the place where the hindus visit. There was a huge large crowd in front of me. The stairs ,the Mountain like Roads

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

From the time memorial, the people of India have been visiting various temples and go on pilgrimage for thousands of years and that too when there was no fast moving transport system, as we have today. The Sabarimala pilgrimage is completely a different experience and one should undertake this unique pilgrimage to this great temple of Sabarimala. This temple is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

One sentence enough Om Sri Swamiye Sharnam Ayyappa to lord.No offering's required to swamy. Lord Ayyappa is the powerful among devaganas. There are 2 ways To reach this Temple.One from Erumely and another from Pamba.From Erumely its difficult to go five mountains.

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Kottayam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, is the most famous and prominent among all the Sastha temples in Kerala. The temple is situated on a hilltop named Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta district,Situated deep in the forest and surrounded by 18 hills, this shrine draws millions of devotees every year. The pilgrimage culminates on a grueling 4 km journey on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Best time to visit : offseason is all those months other than Nov16 -Jan 20.. the temple is open for the first 4 days of malayalam month (generally during 15-20th of every month) Where to stay : now, you can book accommodation online. It will be raining heavily in June- September. better to avoid those months if you can.. what... More 

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