Mandala pilgrimage season ends on Friday
Sabarimala: The 41-day long Mandala pilgrimage season will conclude on Friday night. Mandala Pooja will be held at the Sabarimala temple between 10 am and 11.40 am.
The temple nada opened at 3 am and witnessed huge rush of pilgrims who witnessed lord Ayyappa adorning Thanka Anki (gold ornaments).
The Mandala season will end as the nada closes at 9.50 pm after Harivarasanam recitation. The nada will remain closed on December 28 and 29.
The nada will open for Makaravilakku festival at 5 pm on December 30. Makaravilakku festival is on January 15, 2020.