The Sabarimala temple will open for special rituals for the ‘Chingam’ at 5 pm on August 16. The chief priest will do the pooja and Ayyappa devotees will be allowed darshan inside the temple following that.
The temple will remain open till August 21. Entry is allowed through the virtual queue system. The spot booking system has also been arranged in Nilakkal. The temple will reopen on September 6 for Onam’s special pooja and close on September 10.