Mruthiorma Amrutham Gamaya”
Temple Opening and Closing timing
Morning 6:00 AM - 09:45 AM | Evening 05:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The eighteen steps symbolize the eighteen bondages of life. 41 day’s penance is the practice of overcoming the 18 bondages. One is believed to be elevated to the supreme source through this.
The five human senses (Eye,ear,nose,skin and mouth) Eight “Ashtaragas” Kama(Desire), Krodha(Anger), Lobha(Inordinate Desire), Moha(Attatchment), Madha(Pride), Matsarya(Unhealthy Competation), Asuya(Jelous) and Dhumb(Braggy) the ‘Trigunas’ Sathwa, Rajas Thamo guna, and the Vidya and Avidya (Knowldge and Ignorance) Are the Eighteen steps to conquer.
Delights of life
Celebrate the life by attaining the fullness
Attain the fullness of life through purifying oneself through practicing the inclusiveness and compassion.
The Dakshina Bharati population of Jaipur stand together in their desire to build a temple for Lord Ayyappa-Dharma Sasthaas He is commonly known. In their efforts to find land for translating this into action, they were fortunate in contacting the Nagar Samiti of Mahaveer Nagar, a suburb of Jaipur. A plot of land under the Nagar Samiti already had a Temple for Lord Shiva and the authorities very gladly offered this to the Shree Dharma Sastha Seva Samiti to build the Temple for Lord Ayyappa.
“Panthrandu vilakku” is being observed in temples with great fervour and enthusiasm to commemorate the ‘Ten Avatars of Lord Vishnu’. The first avatar was ‘Matsya’ or the ‘fish’ from the satya yuga. Lord Vishnu took the form of a fish. To save the earth from the Apocalypse, He took his boat to the new world along with one of every species of plant and animal. The second incarnation of Vishnu was Koorma or Tortoise.