Mandala puja

SREE AYYAPPA Bhaktha Sabha, No 18, Madhavan Road, Mahalingapuram (Ph: 2817 1197/ 2817 2197) will be conducting special mandala puja from November 17 to January 14, 2004.

During the puja, sahasranama archana will be conducted on the devotee's star with nei payasam neivedyam, Lord Ayyappa will be adorned with chandanakappu, the front row lamps of the Sree Kovil will be lit, and Lord Ayyappa, Vigneswara, Muruga and Devi will be adorned with garlands. There will also be a Karpoora Jyothi, and a pushpanjali in the names of all the members in the family will be conducted. Interested devotees may send Rs. 300 for all of the above. As only one mandala pooja will be conducted per day, booking is now on, on a `first come, first served' basis.

Ayyappa dhotis, towels in different colours, tulasimala, etc., are available at the sabha's special counters.