Prathishta Dinam in Sabarimala

25/10/2011 Festivals

The present Panchaloha idol was installed by thantri Kandaru Sankararu in 1951 (4th Edavam 1126, at 7.45 A.M) of Thazhaman Illam. It was on an Atham (Hastha day). This day comes usually in the first week of June. The temple opens for one day and closes after udayasthamana pooja, padi pooja etc. The Ayyappa idol was made in Chengannur. Two brothers of the Thattavila family were the sculptors.

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