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Sabarimala Set to Open for Mandala-Makaravilakku Pilgrimage

Sabarimala attracts pilgrims for Mandala-Makaravilakku with enhanced facilities and spiritual fervor.

The famous Sabarimala temple is gearing up for the Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage, commencing tomorrow at 5 pm. With meticulous preparations in place, the temple authorities aim to provide a seamless and safe experience for the pilgrims. Here’s what to expect:

Sabarimala Gates Opening Ceremony

  • The Sabarimala temple will open its gates at 5 pm tomorrow, initiating the Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage.
  • Pilgrims from various parts of the country will embark on this spiritual journey.

Sabarimala Temple Dynamic Queue Control System

  • To manage crowds effectively, a dynamic queue control system has been implemented.
  • Video updates at busy stops and congregation areas within Sannidhanam will guide attendees.

Sabarimala Temple Decor and Infrastructure

  • The temple is adorned with gold, featuring a brass gate, polished lamps, and bell, along with freshly painted buildings.
  • To enhance pilgrim comfort, 300 drinking water taps have been installed.

Water Reservoirs and Barrage Construction

  • Water reservoirs totaling 2.5 crore liters at Pandithavalam and Saramkuthi have been filled.
  • A temporary barrage at Kakkiyar facilitates water supply to the Pampa for pilgrim use.

Healthcare and Facilities

  • Facilities have been bolstered with 132 toilets at Sannidhanam and hospitals equipped with ICU facilities.
  • Cardiology centers at Appachemedu and Neelimala, along with 15 emergency treatment centers along the Pampa to Sannidhanam route.

Eco-Shops and Forest Guards Deployment

  • Eco-shops along traditional forest trails, with 75 forest guards deployed for safety.
  • Innovative measures include the introduction of FASTag for parking at Nilakkal and postal delivery services for “Swami Prasad” across India.

KSRTC Operations and Special Bus Services

  • Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) operates at Pampa and Nilakkal, offering 473 buses until the first week of December.
  • Special services extended to pilgrims arriving in groups upon request.

Ceremonial Induction and Tantri’s Role

  • Appointed Sabarimala Melshanthi Muvattupuzha Enanallur Puthillathmana PN Mahesh and Malikappuram Melshanthi Thrissur Thozhiyur Vadakkekkottu Pookattumana PG Murali to arrive at Sannidhanam.
  • Melshanti K Jayaraman Namboothiri will guide them during the ceremonial Irumudikettu induction.
  • Devaswom Minister K Radhakrishnan emphasizes extending facilities to Sabarimala pilgrims across all places of worship.

Sabarimala, adorned and equipped for the Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage, invites devotees to partake in this spiritual journey with enhanced facilities and safety measures. As the gates open, pilgrims will immerse themselves in the sacred atmosphere, guided by the temple’s commitment to their well-being.

Source : keralakaumudi

Ashwini Ellendula
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