The lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala has been closed after the Athazhapuja, marking the culmination of the four-day Onam festival, on Friday evening.

The Tantri, Kandararu Maheswararu, assisted by Melsanthi, N.Vishnu Namboodiri, performed a Kalabhabhishekom at the Ayyappa shrine prior to the Utchapuja.

The devaswom staff at Sabarimala served a feast to the devotees at the Sannidhanam immediately after the Utchapuja.

Padipuja, Udayasthamanpuja, Ashtabhishekom and Pushpabhishekom were the other important rituals performed at the Ayyappa Temple on Friday.

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