Also known as: Hariharasuthan, Manikandan, Dharmasastha, Pambavasan

  • He is the son of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu (in the form of Goddess Mohini).
  • His vehicle is a tiger.
  • He is seated in a yogic pose, with the right hand in Chinmudra and the left hand pointing downwards.

Where in the Temple?

  • Situated in the shrine on the left of Goddess Mariamman.

Main Festivals Celebrated

  • Special abishekham,  prayers and 18 step Namaskaram on the 3rd Sunday of each month

Associated songs / slokams

  • “Om Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa”
  • Loka Veeram Mahapoojyam – Namaskara Sloka

How to pray

    • Abishekham, pooja and 18 step Namaskaram
    • In the month of Thai (first month of the Tamil Calendar) pilgrims travel to Sabari Malai for His special blessings as Maharajyothi.
    • Japa – silent meditative repetition of the Om Swamiye Saranam Ayyaooa

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