8 Top Things About Sabarimala Ayyappa Idol

August 06, 2016 15 Comments

Ayyappa is one among the most popular God of South India. The Lord Ayyappa, was born from the union of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu ( Mohini), he is also called as Hariharaputra. There are many peculiarities attributed to Ayyappa worship. Sabarimala is considered as the abode of Ayyappa. It is an important pilgrim center.

ayyappa idol


1. What Ayyappa idol symbolizes?

 

ayyappa idol online

2. The significance of placing Ayyappa Idol in your Pooja Room

  • Ayyappa seated in yogic posture assures you a blissful life.
  • Ayyappa idol is a source of positive energy.
  • Annihilates negative vibe and brings a new vigour to your life.
  • Ayyappa is a guardian, worshipping him regularly gives protection to the family and all ventures.

3. Things to follow while going to Sabarimala Ayyappa Darshan

Sabarimala Ayyappa Darshan

 

Ayyappan worship is done with utmost sincerity. There are many peculiarities connected to Sabarimala Ayyappa worship.

  • Men of all age group can go to Sabarimala. Sabarimala is not open to all. Only women below the age of 10 and above the age of 50 are allowed 
  • A real devotee who observes 41 days of fast only can climb and experience the utmost spiritual fulfilment
  • The location of Ayyappan’s abode on top of the hill which has a rough terrain can be conquered only by a strong spirit attained by fasting.
  • Devotion, sincerity , strong will, purity, self-realisation , self-control are the main morales the worship of Ayyappan inculcates.


4. Few interesting facts one should know about Sabarimala

18 steps ayyappa

5. 18 Holy Steps (Pathinettam Padi) and its significance

The 18 steps that lead to Ayyappa shrine is considered as most sacred. The steps are a symbolic representation of several significant elements.

 

  1. The first five steps indicate five senses.
  2. The next eight steps indicate eight ragas
  3. Next three steps stand for ThriGunas
  4. Last two steps represent vidya and avidya


It is considered that after climbing all the 18 steps , one detaches from worldly desires. There are other thoughts related to the significance of 18 steps.

6. Before arriving at Sabarimala temple in Kerala, devotees visit a mosque

 

Erumeli vavar mosque

The secular idea behind the worship of Ayyappan is very interesting . The devotees before reaching the hills have to pray and get blessings of Vavar from his mosque .The vital role of the mosque is the secular aspect of Sabarimala pilgrimage , There is a shrine dedicated to Vaavar , next to the main shrine of Ayyappa. Vaavar is considered as a close friend of Ayyappan , who helped him on his mission to annihilate the Mahishi, a demoness.

7. Why Ayyappa Devotees Wear Black Dress to Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple?

ayyappa dress


The usual dress code of Ayyappa devotees are black and dark blue shirt /upper garment and saffron dhothi., It is symbolic to the controlled mind during the period of Vratham, that is observed before climbing the hills to reach the sacred shrine.

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8. One Among The Top 10 Pilgrimage Centers In India

Sabarimala is a hill of devotion, which emits positive energy. Sabarimala is the most popular pilgrim center in South India, which is visited by 100 million pilgrims every year.

 

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15 Responses

K.Mallaiah
K.Mallaiah

March 18, 2017

I love Ayyappa.my life is Ayyappa

K.Mallaiah
K.Mallaiah

March 18, 2017

I love Ayyappa.my life is Ayyappa

Mahadevaswamy M
Mahadevaswamy M

March 16, 2017

Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa

premavathy
premavathy

January 31, 2017

I just came back from Sabarimalai it’s my second time. Wow what a wonderful moment and still in my mind. See Jodi

premavathy
premavathy

January 31, 2017

I am really love Lord Ayyappa Swamiey Saranam Ayyappa

Sachin Lal
Sachin Lal

January 30, 2017

Good Information

Suresh
Suresh

December 21, 2016

Swamiye sharanam ayyappa i have witnessed many miracles of Ayyappa personally as well as people around me. He will be with his devotees in all difficulties of life.I OWE AYYAPPA MY LIFE.

charan
charan

December 13, 2016

I will reach on 10 January 2017 after 9:30 AM morning to Cochin airport. Can anyone tell me if anyone is coming similar time because i am alone & I need to do pedda padam alone. Ofcourse, our Lord Ayyappa will be there with me
Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa
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Shanmugasundaram.S
Shanmugasundaram.S

August 10, 2016

Swamiyae saranam Ayyappa

Siddhartha Saxena
Siddhartha Saxena

August 10, 2016

Swami Sarnam Nothing without lord Ayyappa . He never deserts his devotee this is my life long experience . I owe my life to him.

hari krishnan P
hari krishnan P

August 10, 2016

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Enthira pillai
Enthira pillai

August 10, 2016

Swamiya Saranam,our life is going because of you ayyappan with your blessings

vikram
vikram

August 10, 2016

swamiye sharnam ayyappa

swaniye saranam ayyappa
swaniye saranam ayyappa

August 09, 2016

Good information about aytappa

Kanchiraju Rama Krishna Rao
Kanchiraju Rama Krishna Rao

August 09, 2016

SWAMY sharanam good information

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