Kerala: Thousands of Ayyappa devotees will witness the ‘Makaravilakku’ in Sabarimala Temple
In Kerala, in the famous temple, Sabarimala, thousands of Ayyappa devotees will witness the ‘Makaravilakku’ today. On the day of Makaravilakku, an annual festival that falls on Makar Sankranti day, it is believed that Lord Ayyappa asserts himself as a holy light to bless his devotees.
The Makarasamkrama Pooja will take place today. Over 1.5 lakh devotees are expected to take part in the ceremony and witness makara jyothi, the holy light. All necessary arrangements are being made in the temple for the auspicious day.