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Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple

Pathanamthitta, India
+91 4735 202 048
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The utmost in spiritual experience

After a set of austerities ( Vratam) of 41 days involving the strictest brahmacharya and then a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Need Advice

Can someone please advice and give some inputs. I wish to visit Sabarimala as a civll (non-mala... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hyderabad, India
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“dense forest” (13 reviews)
“pampa river” (10 reviews)
“holy steps” (6 reviews)
Pathanamthitta, India
Pathanamthitta, India
+91 4735 202 048
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a set of austerities ( Vratam) of 41 days involving the strictest brahmacharya and then a trek of 48 kilometers inside the dense forests of Periyar Tiger Reserve, one reaches this holy place. Seeing the form of the Lord after this brings tears of...More

Thank Samirparekh3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can someone please advice and give some inputs. I wish to visit Sabarimala as a civll (non-mala) through flight and this is my first trip. Shortest trip possible as i have to fly abroad in 6days and i wanted to do darshan. economic way to...More

Thank shivakavinagaraj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is totally a new world of divinity and peace on the top of Sabarimala when you reach there after a hectic hill climbing and climbing the divine eighteen steps...having a view of ayyapan for a few seconds is life worthy...

Thank vijesh m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends and I visited Lord Ayyappa's temple, Sabarimala in Nov, 2017. Had a very good and peaceful darshan. Always astonishing to find how authorities manage the rush inside the temple with meticulous planning and control. Overall, very blessed trip this year.

Thank Krishna A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Temple will have more crowded during season time. Plastic is banned so you may not get water bottles in temple. There are eighteen steps which can be climbed only by person who has irumudi. Distance from pampa ganapathy to sannidhanam is 3.1km and other way...More

Thank muthukrish2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and son visited this year 12th Dec17, very good dharson and we got good experience this time ,but only thing we booked online q but that police people not allowed two lines ( General & Online Q ) . om swamyea saranam ayyappa .....saranam...More

Thank lax82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My annual dharshan. A view on tge face of deity gives relief to mind. A beautiful shrine in admist of forest. Once visited will prompt to visit again. Beautiful river pampa flows below the hills, a walk for 4kms in mountain terrain will exhaust your...More

Thank arun k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though the crowd is huge management is doing their best to keep the premises clean. But initial planning is not to the mark especially the rest rooms which lag providing basic amenities like bucket in lavatory, light, poor structure of lavatories. Didn't expect this kind...More

Thank penpal T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited the temple after 25 yrs. much has changed. Shops available throughout the climb. Medical assistance at 6 places including oxygen support. Police placed throughout for safety. Bio toilets for both genders. It has become very tourist friendly. No restrictions on dress or materials....More

Thank maggy73
Reviewed 26 November 2017

It has been a dream came true visiting the shrine. It was a real rejuvenating experience walking 3.5 kms way up and 3.1 kms way down bare foot, spending a night at shrine. Situated at dense forest of Pathanamthitta, it takes almost 3-4 hours drive...More

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15 January 2018|
Response from maggy73 | Reviewed this property |
the crowd will be less during february. book a hotel at pamba . you can rest after returning from sabarimala and start in the morning. it is absolutely safe at any time in pampa. travelling at night will be a little risky.
Shiragugal o
4 January 2018|
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Response from kamal a | Reviewed this property |
Indidnt get tge age of your daughter
Katevarapu S
6 December 2017|
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Response from Kirannelli | Reviewed this property |
Lot of buses available from chenganur and Kottayam to pamba. Darshan timings are depending up on days of prominence. General timings are from 4am to 11pm