Shastha Preethi

Sastha Preethi, as the name suggests, is the worship of Sree Dharma Sastha for the blessing of his divine grace. Lord Sasta, also popularly known as Lord Ayyappa is known to be the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu (as Mohini, in his female form). The most famous and well known...

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How Ayyappa Samaaj Started….

The Ayyappa Shrine in Sabarimala is one of the most revered  Hindu shrines in  India. Devotees of Swami Ayyappan exemplify the concept of universal brotherhood; belonging to different regions, religions, economic and social statuses yet knit together closely into a community that is solely committed to the service of our...

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Meaning of Mala Dharana Mantra

When we wear the mudra mala, we are indeed making a physical, mental and spiritual commitment – with the Divine Self within, to prepare our body/mind/intellect for the arduous journey through the forests to reach His Divine abode, and to get His darshan. We commit to observing the vrata for...

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New Ayyappa Bhajan Book!

One of the signature aspects of all Ayyappa Samaaj events is the Ayyappa Samaaj Bhajan Book. The latest version of the Bhajan Book was released during the TATWAMASI event in 2015. Here are some of the highlights of the new bhajan book: Over 200 pages in color Large font, for...

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Harihara Putra Sahasranama with Meaning

The Harihara Putra Sahasranama Namaavali is a very powerful set of verses. Please find below the meaning of each of the nama in the Sahasranama. The divine song “Harivarasanam” or Hari Haratmaka Ashtakam is sung when the sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple close for the day at night....

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