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Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple, Pathanamthitta

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Climb the steep jungle track and reach Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple, a popular pilgrimage spot of Hinduism. Dedicated to the Lord Ayyappa, the son of Shiva and Vishnu, the temple rises on the hill on 1260 m (4,133 ft) of altitude. The climb is not for the faint-hearted, but you will find refreshments and medical help on the way up. You can stay in the temple complex, since they offer simple rooms, just make sure to book in advance and learn when the temple is open for worship. Ladies from the age of 10 to 50 cannot enter the temple. Plan your Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple visit and explore what else you can see and do in Pathanamthitta using our Pathanamthitta itinerary planner.
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  • This is one of the famous temple located at Sabri hills of Lord Ayyapa. The main thing about this temple is ERUMUDI( a packet of rice, coconut etc) which you have t carry on your head and walk around ...  more »
  • Great Sastha Temple in the world. This temple is situated in a dense forest in the district Pathanamthitta. Trek of minimum 3 hrs for a normal person to reach the main temple. All facilities provided ...  more »
  • Keeping the controversies apart, this temple which is situated in Pathanamthitta forest regime is great place to have peace of mind. This temple of sri Ayappa swamy located well inside the forest is a...  more »