Welcome to Sasthagiri Ayyappa Temple

Lord Ayyappa is considered as one of the famous deities worshipped in Kerala. In recent times not only in Kerala, devotees from all around the world started building temples and worshiping AYYAPA. The fact is that Ayyapa is believed to be one God who protects his devotees from miseries and suffering in “Kaliyuga”.
Ayyappan (also called Sastavu or Sasta) is a Hindu deity who is believed to be an incarnation of Dharma Sasta, the offspring of Shiva and Vishnu (in the form of Mohini, his only female avatar), He is generally depicted in a yogic posture, wearing a jewel around his neck, hence named Manikandan,Literally meaning "With bell around the neck".

In Gudalur (Near Kozhiplalam), C.Karunakaran Nair who was hail from Calicut and is one of the ardent devotees of Lord Ayyappa and Lord Guruvayoorappa and also having a life ambition to construct a temple for Ayyappa and Guruvayoorappa, decided to donate 0.42 cent of land form his tea estate (Dhanalakshmi Estate form where an idol of Lord Ayyappa was discovered) for construction of a temple. Accordingly, after a long consultation with other devotees in Gudalur, it was decided to form a trust under the name and style of SRI AYYAPPA TEMPLE TRUST and consequently construction of temple was begun under the supervision and guidance of Sri Kanipayoor Krishnan Namboodiripad.

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