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Ayyappan Temple at Sabarimala near Kottayam(Kerala)

Deities: Ayyappa - Saastha

This shrine attracts millions of pilgrims in Nov,Dec and Jan. Dedicated to Dharma Saastha - in the form of the son of Shiva and Vishnu (Mohini) this is located in the mountains of Kerala.Strict are the austere requirements for the pilgrimage which involves a steep climb and culminates in the 18 steps leading to the shrine.

Access and Accomodation: Kottayam

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