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    About Ayyappa

    Ayyappa is the famous south Indian God. The 8th chapter of Bhagavath Geeta described  that the divinity of the Ayyappa.

    The legend related to AyyappaAyyappaAyyappa
    Ayyappa is the famous south Indian God. The 8th chapter of Bhagavath Geeta....
    birth is as follows:


    During Sagarmathanum, VishnuVishnuVishnu
    Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,..
    incarnated in the form of beautiful lady Mohini. ShivaShivaShiva
    Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ...
    was mesmerized with the beauty of MohiniMohiniMohini
    Mohini is one of the most popular and iconic characters of the Hindu mythology and is the only female incarnation of Vishnu.
    , he felt the desire of marrying her and when star Uthram rose in the sky then their child Ayyappa was born.

    Once there was the king of Panthalam, Rjasekhrapandyan occasionally went for hunting on the banks of the river Pamba. The childless king, heard the cry of a baby near the Pamba shore. He saw a divine child lying on shore with a sparkling bead chain around his neck. He carried the child into his arms. The king was a staunch devotee of Shiva and Vishnu and had the firm believe the baby must be a lucky gift from god. The King returned home with the child. On the way a saint appeared and blessed the king all the best. The King thanked the saint to the saint and returned to the palace. The royal couple gave the name to their child ‘Manikandan’  that literally means ‘sparkling bead’ that their child worn around his neck.

    Manikandan when grew up with a brilliant boy. Meanwhile the queen gave birth to the son. King regarded Manikandan as his elder son and crowned him as the prince and declared to his public  that he would be the next king. The clever courtiers wanted to get rid of Manikandan. Once all of them conspired to kill him and asked the Queen and physician to help them. Queen pretended that she had severe stomach pain and physician asked for tigress milk to cure the ailment of the queen.  Manikandan volunteered that he would get cured his mother.

    After a few days Manikandan returned to the palace with tigress and cubs. King and his courtiers understood that Manikandan was not the simple man and he was blessed with divine power. King asked to forgive him and surrendered in front of him. King called his Manikandan gave the divine knowledge to encourage the King to progress on the path of attainment of salvation.

    Manikandan instructed  the King that he would construct a temple at Sabarimala SabarimalaSabarimala
    Since the time immemorial, the ancient land of Kerala has been the pious land for heaven seekers in the midst of eternal truth. 
    in the north of the holy river Pampa and install his idol there. Manikandan also explained the importance of the pilgrimage to the Sabarimala temple. He also said that if devotees keep fast in the dedication Ayyappa would be blessed with his divine glimpse.

    The King assured Ayyapa that every year on January 14, Jewellery kept at the Palace would be  adorned on his image. Henceforth,  on the 14th of January every year, the Jewellery will be taken on foot from the Palace by a special group of the people of the kingdom, after the prayers with all pomp & show along with devotion and reverence. There was The Royal Eagle (Garuda) that flew ahead of the group of devotees to guide them the way to the temple. GarudaGarudaGaruda
    Garuda is a mythological bird-like creature who was large and considered the king of the birds. He was known for his speed...
    signaled the temple priest at Sabarimala to get ready for the adorning of the Jewels. This journey of devotees started on the 12th and 13th of January finally reached the Sabarimala temple on January 14th. Immediately after the jewelry was adorned on the Deity, there was an Aarti It is a Hindu religious ritual of worshipin the dedication of Ayyappa. After a second, the divine flame (Jyoti) has appeared on the east side of the temple was above the Hills. Ayyappa further told him that the King that held him and his devotees would also revere the king.

    Manikandan then blessed the King and all others who were present  there, and became invisible. The King kept his promise and duly constructed the Sabarimala, a temple dedicated to Ayyappa. The idol of the Ayyappa was prepared by Parasurama that was installed by king in the temple.
     




     
     

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