Sabarimala Festival Calendar Dates 2018-19

Opening and closing of Sabarimala Sree Dharmasastha Temple for the year 2018 – 19

Month Pooja Opening date Closing date
December 2017 Thirunada Re-opens for Makaravilakku 30/12/2017 5pm 20/01/2018 10pm
January 2018 Makaravilakku Day 14/01/2018
February 2018 Monthly Pooja – Kumbham 12/02/2018 5pm 17/02/2018 10pm
March 2018 Monthly Pooja – Meenam 14/03/2018 5pm 19/03/2018 10pm
Sabarimala Utsavam 20/03/2018 5pm 30/03/2018 10pm
Kodiyettu 21/03/2018
Panguni Uthiram (Ayyappan Nakshatra Birth Date) & Arattu 30/03/2018
April 2018 Meda Vishu Festival 10/04/2018 5pm 18/04/2018 10pm
Vishu 15/04/2018
May 2018 Monthly Pooja – Edavam 14/05/2018 5pm 19/05/2018 10pm
Idol Installation Pooja 24/05/2018 5pm 25/05/2018 10pm
June 2018 Monthly Pooja – Midhunam 14/06/2018 5pm 19/06/2018 10pm
July 2018 Monthly Pooja – Karkkidakam 16/07/2018 5pm 21/07/2018 10pm
August 2018 Monthly Pooja – Chingam 16/08/2018 5pm 21/08/2018 10pm
Onam Pooja 23/08/2018 5pm 27/08/2018 10pm
Onam Day 24/08/2018
September 2018 Monthly Pooja – Kanni 16/09/2018 5pm 21/09/2018 10pm
October 2018 Monthly Pooja – Thulam 16/10/2018 5pm 21/10/2018 10pm
November 2018 Sree Chithra Atta Thirunal 05/11/2018 5pm 06/11/2018 10pm
Mandala Pooja Maholsavam 16/11/2018 5pm 27/12/2018 10pm
December 2018 Madala Pooja 27/12/2018
Thirunada Re-opens for Makaravilakku 30/12/2018 5pm
January 2019 Makaravilakku Day 14/01/2019
Please Note: Sabarimala temple usually opens at 05.00am and closes at 10.00pm. During the peak seasons like Makara Vilakku Mahotsavam, the timings might altered to accommodate the large number of devotees.

 

Puja Timings

Morning
Opening of sanctum sanctorum 4.00 a.m.
Nirmalya darshanam 4.05 a.m.
Ganapati homam 4.15 a.m.
Neyyabhishekam 4.15 a.m. to 12.00 p.m
Usha pooja 7.30 a.m.
Kalabhabhishekam 12.30 p.m.
Ucha pooja 1.00 p.m.
Closing of sanctum sanctorum 1.30 p.m.
Evening
Opening of sanctum sanctorum 4.00 p.m.
Deeparadhana 6.30 p.m.
Pushpabhishekam 7.00 p.m.
Athazha pooja 10.30 p.m.
Harivarasanam 10.50 p.m.
Closing of sanctum sanctorum 11.00 p.m.

 

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