Mandala Puja is an essential custom saw at the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala. It is seen from the first day of the 'Vrishchikam' month till the eleventh or twelfth day of the 'Dhanu' masam in the conventional Malayalam logbook. The day of Mandala Puja marks the finish of the 41 days in length somberness that is seen by the supporters or aficionados of Lord Ayyappa.
The quick starts 41 preceding the recognition of Mandala Puja, that is, the principal day of the Malayalam month of 'Vrishchikam'. Mandala Puja alongside 'Makar Vilakku' are the two noteworthy occasions held at the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple that draws lovers from all finished Kerala and neighboring states.
Amid this time the sanctuary stays open on the vast majority of the days for the lovers. As a convention, enthusiasts going to the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple amid the Mandala Puja likewise visit the 'Guruvayur Temple'. Amid this time uncommon 'Abhishekam' function is sorted out in the 'Guruvayur Temple'.