Sabarimala : Its Timeless Message – Book by Srikanth and Manoj C V

05/03/2012 History of Lord Ayyappa

  1. Sri Dharma Sastha Worship – A Tuning to Advaithic Consciousness
  2. The Natural Urge to Know One self ( 2 )
  3. Personal and Impersonal (4)
  4. The Integration of Sri Dharma Sasthaand Sri Ayyappa ( 5 )
  5. The Bhoothanathopakhyanam, the Purana on Dharma Shaastha ( 6 )
  6. The Annihilation of the Time Factor ( 7 )
  7. Symbolism of the Puranic Story – ( 8 )
  8. A Glimpse of History ( 9 )
  9. A Glimpse of History (Continuing) ( 10 )
  10. An Evolving Cultural Flow ( 12 )
  11. The Pilgrimage ( 13 )
  12. Spirituality and Mastery over the Mind (15)
  13. The Pre-Pilgrimage Observances (16)
  14. The Initial Rituals (17)
  15. The Vellam-kudi, a Group-oriented Ritual (18)
  16. The Pilgrimage Begins (19)
  17. The Significance of the Nei-thenga (20)
  18. The Journey (21)
  19. The Petta-thullal at Erumeli (22)
  20. The Appearance of the Auspicious Eagle, Krishna Parunthu (23)
  21. A Clue for the Higher Spiritual Links in the Universe (24)
  22. The Traditional Forest Route (25)
  23. Azhutha (26)
  24. Mukkuzhi (28)
  25. Valiyaanathaavalam (29)
  26. Pampa (30)
  27. The Pithrubali at Pampa (31)
  28. Neelimala (32)
  29. Sabaripeedam (33)
  30. Sannidhanam – the Presence (34)
  31. Significance of the 18th Step (35)
  32. Sannidhaanam, the Divine Presence (36)
  33. The Thanthri-s of Sabarimala (37)
  34. Investiture of Melsaanthi, the Chief Priest (38)
  35. The Mandala Kaalam, the Period of Mandala, and the Temple Festival (39)
  36. A Symbolic Ritual (40)
  37. Mandala-Pooja (41)
  38. Temple Festival (Uthsavam) (42)
  39. Kalam Ezhuthu (43)
  40. The Pandalam Palace and Thiruvaabharanam Procession (44)
  41. Makara Samkrama Pooja and Makara Jyothi (45)
  42. The Rites that Mark the Finale (46)
  43. Practice of Japa in Ayyappa Worship – The Significance of Sarana Manthra (47)
  44. The Sharana-Manthra (48)
  45. The well-known insignia slogan of Ayyappa worship is “Swami sharanam” (49)
  46. The Importance of the Vratha-s (Religious Austerities) (50)
  47. Vratha Mudra-s (51)
  48. Homam and the Homa-kundam (52)
  49. An experiance of a womwn devotee (53)
  50. Women and Sabarimala Pilgrimage (54)
  51. Why should women be denied the opportunity to worship? (55)
  52. Women and Sabarimala (56)
  53. Maintaining the Forest Environment (57)
  54. Protect the Forest Environment (58)
  55. Pollution and health hazards in Sabarimala (59)
  56. Evolution of Ayyappan Kaavu-s (60)
  57. Other famous Ayyappa Shrines in Kerala (61)
  58. Ayyappa Shrines in other States (62)
  59. Ayyappa Shrines in Andhra Pradesh (63)
  60. Ayyappa Shrines in Delhi, Gujarat and Haryana (64)
  61. Ayyappa Shrines in Karnataka and Bangalore (65)
  62. Ayyappa Shrines in Madhya Pradesh (66)
  63. Ayyappa Shrines in Maharashtra (67)
  64. Ayyappa Shrines in Tamil Nadu (68)
  65. Ayyappa Shrines in other part of ndia (69)
  66. Ayyappa Shrines in U.S.A. (70)
  67. Ayyappa Shrines in Abroad(71)
  68. National Integration and Sri Ayyappa Worship (72)
  69. Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham (73)

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