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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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Best Temple in south India

Best temple located inside the forest, also an famous temple in south India. This is my 4th visit. If lord Ayyappa bless i will visit next year.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kalpetta, India
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Kalpetta, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best temple located inside the forest, also an famous temple in south India. This is my 4th visit. If lord Ayyappa bless i will visit next year.

Thank Nirmin_Wayanad
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A solo trek to the temple with fellow travellers. Trek used to be hard as per people who went long back. But the devastanam has made arrangements to make the trek easy/moderate. Huge rush when we visited. Took us 5-6 hrs starting from trek to darshan. Temple is good.

Thank srinivasarao86
Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Swami Saranam Ayyapa..!! Mecca of Hinduism. This is one of the great trip, teaches the goodness of Life. Extraordinary thing make me to understand how fit I am to climb the hill to to see swami ayyapa. Half way I am exhausted, but the thoughts of Swami Ayyapa made me to see him. Greatest Place, every one should go there... More 

Thank Thilip
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Finally i have blessed to see the ayyappa in Sabarimala. Temple is inside forest. Pamba is the last point for vehicles. Form Pamba one can go by walk or by dolis. Regular buses and taxis are available from Kottayam railway station.

Thank pavankumarraju
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I am blessed to visit this temple regularly for a long time. I had different experience each and every visit and the divinity in this temple cannot be explained by words. One should visit and experience the feelings

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Dharmapuri, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

An Extraordinary Divine place. We can see Hindus & Muslims Join Together here for worship. Sure we can get relax of our mind. In "Mandala Season (Nov,Dec,Jan) " Online Q Booking is Advisable to avoid crowd. Online Pooja's and reservation's also avail.

Thank NaviSaran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This time was my first. Had a wonderful and peaceful darshan. It would have been even more nicer, if the guards treat us with respect and dont push. it was a wonderful journey and will definitely visit next time.

Thank Prasanth R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Have done this visit multiple times, but each time you return your desire to visit here again strengthen only. Sabarimala temple is one of the most famous Aiyyappa temple in India. Located in pathanamthitta district in Kerala. Most important time to visit is during Nov second half to Jan first half. One need to be in strict veg diet plus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Unforgettable pilgrim visit in the middle of the forest Once you visit the Temple you won't miss a chance for the visit the same

Thank JOHNCvandiperiyar
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Of course it's a religious place but all are welcomed here. Best time to visit is " Mandala Season " mostly starting in the month of November ( Malayalam calendar -Vrischikam 1 to Makaram 1 ) to January. Real trekking in a spiritual atmosphere. You have to keep up certain code of conducts before going there - Pure veg. ,... More 

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