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Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple

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Address: Pathanamthitta, India
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Lovely place to worship Lord Ayyappan

The best place located for loard ayyappan in Kerala. People from various parts on INDIA and g on few countries visit this place for worship. Seeing Lord ayyappan is a big task... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bhuvan R
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Goa, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best place located for loard ayyappan in Kerala. People from various parts on INDIA and g on few countries visit this place for worship. Seeing Lord ayyappan is a big task, because we can only one common line to see lord and which is a very good this in a temple. On the day of worship I found more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is dedicated to Lord Aiyappan. It is located on Sabarimala hills. One has to follow strict rules before visiting this temple to get the boon from Lord Aiyappan. There are two routes taken by devotees. One of the routes is 47 miles and another route is 7 miles. This temple is very powerful. If you follow the rules... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A journey one should take in a life time. A very spiritual place requires some adventure, as it is located among hills. The journey from Pampa River to Sannidhanam is filled with the chants called Saranam Vili. One should take a vrath for 41 days to be ready for the visit. The dip in the river Pampa erases all your... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

India's religion is pluralistic in culture.It should not ban people without 'Irumandi' from entering the Temple.Though 'Civil Guests' are welcome but one has to be without any shoe....&also there is no place to keep your shoes which is vital for the 4Km trekking through mountaneous Periyar Tiger Reserve.The State Govt.Temple Mangement Committee should care about this.....otherwise a good palce for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

We need to visit this temple with Irumudi, then only we are allowed to climb the 18 steps of the temple. Ghee abhishekam is only till 1.00 PM, so ensure you reach before noon or else next day only you can offer your ghee for abhishekam. Rooms od devasatham is available you can book the same.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

The sabarimala trip is a different experience .You have to go there and feel it .It is fun ,adventurous ,spiritual and a transformational journey .Observation of fast and discipline for 41 days is advised .Virtual queue booking can be done online .The shrine has now became a concrete jungle due to large influx of devotees which is way more than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Sabarimala trip is always special .It is adventurous,it is fun ,it is spiritual and it is a realization of yourself .A strict discipline and fast for 41 days is recommended which can completely transform yourself .Shrine and the leading path is beautiful and it is on the Periyar Tiger Reserve .But due to recent development activities the shrine has lost... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

This Temple is very awesome.Such A Wonderful Location i love a Temple i went more than Three Times..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Realize the Relationship between Body And Soul .The temple is situated on a hilltop at an altitude of 1260 m (4,133 ft) above main sea level, and is surrounded by mountains and dense forests.The devotees are expected to follow a Vratham (41-day fasting) prior to the pilgrimage .Women between ages above the age of 10 and below the age of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Worship of the Lord Ayyappan, the King of Pandhalam country, involves strict discipline of devotion. Only males and females aged below 10 years and above 50 are allowed inside this mountainous region. After a dip in the Pamba river, A hard trekking through a 4 kms rough and steep route can reach the shrine. The trip can be by feet... More 

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