Opening and Closing of Sri Sabarimala Ayyappa Swamy Temple – Sabarimala Temple Opening Dates 2017 to 2018 – Sabarimala Opening Dates 2017 – 2018
|Month||Pooja||Opening Date||Closing Date|
|February||Monthly Pooja – Kumbham||12/02/2017||17/02/2017|
|March||Monthly Pooja – Meenam||14/03/2017||19/03/2017|
|Painkuni Uthram (Ayyappan Nakshatra Birth Date) & Arattu||09/04/2017|
|April||Meda Vishu Festival||10/04/2017||18/04/2017|
|May||Monthly Pooja – Edavam||14/05/2017||19/05/2017|
|June||Idol Installation Pooja||03/06/2017||04/6/2017|
|Idol Installation Day||04/06/2017|
|Monthly Pooja – Midhunam||14/06/2017||19/06/2017|
|July||Monthly Pooja – Karkkidakam||16/07/2017||21/07/2017|
|August||Monthly Pooja – Chingam||16/08/2017||21/08/2017|
|Monthly Pooja – Kanni||16/09/2017||21/09/2017|
|October||Monthly Pooja – Thulam||16/10/2017||21/10/2017|
|Sree Chithra Atta Thirunal||18/10/2017||19/10/2017|
|November||Mandala Pooja Maholsavam||15/11/2017||26/12/2017|
|December||Thirunada opens for Makaravilakku||30/12/2017|
|January 2018||Makaravilakku Day||14/01/2018|
Sabarimala Temple is one of the most famous temples in Kerala State, India. Sabarimala Temple is situated in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala State. Sabarimala Temple is otherwise known as Sree Dharma Sastha Temple. Sabarimala Temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. 100 million devotees of Lord Ayyappa visiting every year. Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is situated on top of the hill with surrounded by mountains and forests.
Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is worshipped Lord Ayyappan. Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is an old Ancient Sastha Temple. Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is one of the five Sastha temples founded by Lord Parasurama. Sabarimala Temple Pilgrimage or Journey starts in the month of November and ends in the month of January. Mandala Pooja 15th November to 26th December and Makaravilakkuare or “Makara Sankranti” 14th January and Maha Vishuva Sankranti 14th April the three main events of the Pilgrim Season.
Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple has no restrictions of caste or creed. Kerala High Court restricted entry of males of all age groups and entry of females above the age of 10 and below the age of 50 from offering worship at Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple during any period of the year. The Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple in Kerala State, India is open for darshan only during certain specific periods in a year. Above are the dates on which the Sri Sabarimala Ayyappa Swamy Temple will remain open during 2017 – 2018.
Nearest Airport facility Cochin International Airport 160 kilometres(Km) is an international airport situated in the city of Kochi, Kerala State, India and another one is Trivandrum International Airport 170 kilometres(Km) situated in the city of Thiruvananthapuram and is the first airport in the Kerala State, India.
Nearest Helicopter facility Sabarimala Helipad or Sabarimala Heliport is situated in Perunad 40 kilometres(Km) from Pampa.
Nearest Railway Station facility Chengannur Railway Station 82 Kilometres(Km) is situated in Chengannur, Kerala State, India. Sasthamkotta Railway Station 100 Kilometres(Km) is situated in Kollam District, Kerala State, India. Kottayam Railway Station 120 Kilometres(Km) is situated in Kottayam, Kerala State, India. Kollam Junction Railway Station 129 Kilometres(Km) is situated in Kollam, Kerala State, India.
Direct Bus services to Pathanamthitta, Erumeli and Pamba are operated from Chengannur Railway Station is situated in Chengannur, Kerala State, India.