Ayyappan

Sri Ramakrishna Iyer Ayyappa Baktha Sabai





Opening and closing of Sabarimala Sree Dharmasastha Temple for the year 2021 - 2022

Om Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa

Due to COVID-19, the public restrictions are in place, and you will be required to do online booking. Please watch media news & news papers on when this online booking is available, and plan your dharshan accordingly.


The Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala is open for darshan only during certain specific periods in a year. Below are the dates on which the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple will remain open during 2021 - 2022.


MonthPoojaOpening dateClosing date
December 2020Thirunada Re-opens for Makaravilakku30/12/2020 5pm20/01/2021 10pm
January 2021Makaravilakku Day14/01/2021
February 2021Monthly Pooja – Kumbham12/02/2021 5pm17/02/2021 10pm
March 2021Monthly Pooja – Meenam14/03/2021 5pm19/03/2021 10pm
 Sabarimala Utsavam18/03/2021 5pm28/03/2021 10pm
 Kodiyettu19/03/2021
April 2021Pankuni Uthram & Arattu28/03/2021 
 Meda Vishu Festival10/04/2021 5pm18/04/2021 10pm
 Vishu14/04/2021 
May 2021Monthly Pooja – Edavam14/05/2021 5pm19/05/2021 10pm
 Idol Installation Pooja22/05/2021 5pm23/05/2021 10pm
June 2021Monthly Pooja – Midhunam14/06/2021 5pm19/06/2021 10pm
July 2021Monthly Pooja – Karkkidakam16/07/2021 5pm21/07/2021 10pm
August 2021Monthly Pooja – Chingam16/08/2021 5pm21/08/2021 10pm
 Onam Pooja19/08/2021 5pm23/08/2021 10pm
 Onam Day31/08/2021 
September 2021Monthly Pooja – Kanni16/09/2021 5pm21/09/2021 10pm
October 2021Monthly Pooja – Thulam16/10/2021 5pm21/10/2021 10pm
November 2021Sree Chithra Atta Thirunal02/11/2021 5pm03/11/2021 10pm
 Mandala Pooja Maholsavam15/11/2021 5pm26/12/2021 10pm
December 2021Madala Pooja26/12/2021 
December 2021Thirunadai Thirappu - Makaravilakku Mahotsavam30/12/2021 
January 2022Makaravilakku Day14/01/2022


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.


Arulmigu Ananda Ayyappan Temple

(Sri Ramakrishna Iyer Ayyappa Baktha Sabai),
Pattabiraman Kovil Street, Aruppukottai - 626101
Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu, India
+91 9443418999, 9865128511, 9962511010