Sabarimala Temple Opening Date 2022 (Updated)

Sabarimala Temple :

Sabarimala temple is a famous temple and that dedicated to God Ayyappa. The temple is on the top of a mountain named  Sabarimala at an elevation of  3000 ft in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. The Sabarimala temple opening date is December 30th, 2021.

Temple is known for its uniqueness in many aspects. The identity of the Sabarimala temple is it is open to all irrespective of creed, caste, and religion.

Sabarimala ayyappa temple opening date

Another temple Vavarunda near Sabarimala temple dedicated to Vavar, a Muslim friend of God Ayyappa. At the same time, it is considered the epitome of religious harmony.

Diksha :

The temple of Sabarimala will be opened only during some auspicious days like Mandalapooja, Makaravilakku, and Chitra Vishnu and crowded with worshippers.

Devotees have to fast for 41 days to cleanse their souls and bodies to visit the Sabarimala temple. Because of this, the devotees will very strictly follow the fasting for 41 days and visit the temple.

The fast followed throughout the Mandala Kalam. Hence the visit of devotees to Sabarimala temple during Mandala Kalam is enormous.

The fast includes many conditions to be followed. Here, fasting is about refraining from food and refraining from many other activities.

  • First of all, one should take a bath twice a day with cold water, i.e., early morning and evening before pooja.
  • One must only have vegetarian food.
  • Chastity must follow very strictly.
  • One must meditate daily to purify their thoughts.
  • One must also refrain from entertainment, including watching movies, etc. One should not indulge in any activity that invokes sensual pleasure.
  • In addition to these is suggested to walk barefoot during fasting.
  • Above all, one e dressed in a black dress from the beginning of the fast to the visit.

Sabarimala temple Opening Date:

  • Openings dates and timings are listed below.
  • Temple Darshan timing are 3:00am- 1:00pm.
  •  The temple probably reopens at 3:00 pm during the pilgrim season and closes by 11:00 pm.

Neyyabhishekam Timings for Ayyappa:

To know the Neyyabhishekam timings of Sabarimala Ayyappa login to the official website of the temple.

  • It starts at 3:30 am and ends by 7:00 am
  • It began at 8:30 am and was completed by 11:00 am

Sabarimala Temple opening date:


Pooja and Festival Details Temple Opening Date

Temple Closing Date

February 2022

Sabarimala Monthly Pooja(Kumbham) February 12th 17Feb

March 2022

Sabarimala Monthly Pooja(Meenam) March 14th

March 19th

Utsavam 20 Mar

30 Mar


21 Mar

Utsavam Aarattu- Panguni Uthram. (Ayyappan Nakshatra Birth Date) & Arattu Temple Closes.

March 30th

April 2022

Vishnu Mahotsavam – Meda April 10th April 18th
Vishnu Mahotsavam – Meda April 15th

May 2022

Monthly Pooja – Edavam May 10th

May 19th

Idol Installation Day(Pratistha Dinam) May 24th May 25th

July 2022

Monthly Pooja – karkkidakam July 16th July 21st
August 2022 Monthly Pooja – Chingam August 16th

August 21st

Onam Pooja August 23rd

August 27th

Onam day August 25th

September 2022 Monthly Pooja – Kanni September 16th

September 21st

October 2022

Monthly Pooja – Thulam October 17th October 22nd
November 2022 Sree Chitra Atta Thirunal November 5th

November 6th

Mandala Pooja Mahotsavam

November 16th

December 27th

December 2022

Mandala Pooja December 27th

Thirunada reopens for Makara Vilakku Mahotsavam 30 Dec

20 Jan 2022

January 2022 Sabarimala Makara Vilakku Day 14 Jan 2022


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