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1. Shasvata Puja A golden opportunity to offer special prayers and pujas and be blessed on your special days like birthdays, anniversaries, memorial days of your loved ones or any other occasions. Special pujas will be offered to Sri Ganesha, Sri Ayyappa, Vettakorumakan, Sri Krishna, Sri Rama, Devi, Nagayakshi and Naga Devatas on the chosen day and prasadam sent to the address given for 15 years. Offering of Devotion and thanksgiving to the Lord 1001 50
2. 1008 Chuttu Vilaku or Oil Lamps around the Temple 1008 Oil Lamps are lit around the sacred Swayambhoo Ayyappa Temple Brings auspiciousness and prosperity to one’s family. 3000 150
3. Chuttu Vilaku or Oil Lamps around the Temple Oil Lamps on the left, right and front outer walls of the Swayambhu Ayyappa Temple are lit. Brings auspiciousness and prosperity to one’s family . 1251 63
4. Vishesha Puja (Special Puja) Sri Ganesh Havan is performed and two varieties of Payasam (sweetened milk porridge) are offered to Lord Ayyapa. Also the two Deepasthambas – one in front of Lord Ayyappa and another in front of Lord Vettakorumakan (Kirata Shiva) are lit. Removes obstacles in work and bestows success. 751 38
5. Vishesha Puja – Small
(Special Puja)
Payasam (sweetened milk porridge) is offered to Lord Ayyapa along with the Archana. Removes obstacles in work and bestows success. 251 13
6. Deepastambha Lighting The beautiful sacred stone pillar with inlaid five rows of carved lamps facing Lord Ayyappa Temple is lit. A shorter version of the Chuttu Vilaku, offers prosperity and plenty. 251 13
7. Mala (Garland) Vilaku Puja All deities – Ayyappa, Ganesha, Sri Krishna, Sri Rama, Vettakorumakan, Nagayakshi, Goddess Bhagavati are adorned with flower garlands and lamps are lit and prayers offered. Thanksgiving to the deities seeking blessings. 200 10
8. Sahasranama Archana Offering worship to Lord with flowers and chanting 1008 names of the Lord. It can be offered to the deity of ones choice For invoking special blessings. 100 5
9. Ashtottara Archana Offering worship to Lord with flowers and chanting 108 names of the Lord. This is a shorter version of the Sahasranama Archana. It can be offered to the deity of ones choice For invoking special blessings. 50 3
10. Vella Naivedyam Offering specially cooked rice to all the deities An offering of devotion and thanksgiving to the Lord seeking His blessings. 250 13
11. Ney Vilaku Puja (one week) Lighting a ghee lamp for the Lord.
It can be offered to the deity of ones choice
An offering of devotion to the Lord. 175 9
12. Vilaku Puja (one week) Lighting an oil lamp for the Lord.
It can be offered to the deity of ones choice
An offering of devotion to the Lord. 50 3
13. Mala Puja(one week) Flower garlands for the deities.
It can be offered to the deity of ones choice
An offering of devotion and thanksgiving to the Lord. 105 5
14. Pushpanjali (one week) Offering flowers.
It can be offered to the deity of ones choice
An offering of devotion to the Lord seeking His grace. 50 3
15. Archana (one week) Chanting the Lord’s names and praising.
It can be offered to the deity of ones choice
An offering of devotion to the Lord seeking His grace. 50 3
16. Puja for Birthdays Special Ganesh Puja and Venna Naivedyam would be performed in the name of the person. Invoking the blessings of the Lord for the upcoming year. 251 13
17. Puja for Anniversaries (in ones life) Special Ganesh puja and Ayyapa Sahasranama Archana would be performed. Invoking the blessings of the Lord for a happy married life. 251 13
18. Ganapati Homa (Ganesh Havan) Performance of Havan (A special Vedic fire sacrifice) for Lord Ganesha. Invoking the blessings of Lord Ganesha, ideal for all new beginnings. 101 5
19. Venna Naivedyam (Butter Offering) Sanctified butter is offered to idol of Lord Sri Krishna by placing it in His sacred hands chanting Mantras. Performed for invoking the Lord’s grace and blessings. 100 5
20. Chandanam chartu (Adorning with sandal wood paste) Lord Krishna’s sacred idol is decorated with sandal paste. An offering of devotion to the Lord. 251 13
21. Pal-payasam Naivedyam Pal-payasam (sweetened milk porridge) is offered to Lord Krishna An offering of devotion and thanksgiving to the Lord. 100 5
22. Ellutiri (one week) Gingely wrapped in cloth with provision for lighting is lit before the idol of Lord Ayyappa. Especially beneficial for warding off astrological Shani-doshas. 75 4
23. Niranjanam (one week) Lamps lit with ghee in coconut halves are offered to Lord Ayyappa. Auspicious offering to Lord Ayyappa, performed especially for warding off Shani Dosha. 280 14
24. Nagayakshi Abhishekam Sanctified water is poured on the idol of Devi Nagayakhsi. (The Serpent Goddess) Especially beneficial for astrological Sarpa-doshas. 75 4
25. Noorum Palum This is performed every month on Aayilyam nakshtra day by offering payasam, milk abhisheka and puja to Devi Nagayakshi and with special mixture of turmeric powder, rice powder, milk and tender coconut water. Performed specifically on astrological recommendation for Sarpa Dosha for family. 101 5
26. Appam-Ada Naivedyam Offering appam and ada (these are special sweets made of rice flour) to Lord Vettakorumakan. An offering of devotion to the Lord. 450 13
27. Aval Naivedyam Offering of special rice flake sweet to Lord Sri Rama An offering of devotion and thanksgiving to the Lord. 100 5
28. Ney- payasam Naivedyam Ney-payasam (sweetened rice and ghee porridge) is offered to the Lord Ayyapa and Vettakorumakan. An offering of devotion and thanksgiving to the Lord seeking His blessings. 100 5
29. Kadum- payasam Sweetened porridge gur or jaggery offered to Goddess Bhagavathi An offering of devotion and thanksgiving to the Devi seeking blessings. 100 5
30. Ney Abhishekam Sanctified Ghee is poured on the idol of Lord Ayyapa. Offering of Devotion and thanksgiving to the Lord. 250 13
 
 
1. MANDALA PUJA Puja Cost per day is INR 251 or USD 13

‘Mandala’ is the period of 41 days starting usually from about the middle of November every year considered auspicious for the worshipping of Gods and Goddess particularly fasting for purification of body and life. These days are important for worshipping Lord Ayyappa. One may offer special Puja on these days and invoke the Lord’s Grace on him and his family. There will be an offering of Payasam (sweetened milk porridge) to Lord Ayyappa with the Archana.

One may choose a single day or multiple days for this worship.
In 2014 this dates are from November 17th to December 27th

2. SARPA BALI Price: INR15000 or USD 375

This Puja is done once in a year to remove serpa-dosha (bad effects in ones life). This is generally done in the month of July-August. The puja lasts throughout the day and ends with sacrificial offerings in the night to please serpents.

3. VETTAKORUMAGAN PUJA Price: INR 100000 or USD 5000

This is a very unique ceremony. Once in a year, a special puja is organized to please the family deity of Melpazhur Mana, Lord Vettakkorumakan. Preparations such as drawing the Kolam( replica)of Lord Vettakkorumakan (Lord Siva in the form of Kirata Murthi) with powder of different colours, decoration of pandal, collecting thousands of coconuts (up to 12000), songs on Lord Vettakkorumakan etc., are required. In the background of playing percussions (Chenda), Vettakkaran Nair, a member from a traditional family who usually conducts this special pujas, sits on a dhoti put on some coconuts spread over and starts breaking all the coconuts (12000 coconuts) single-handedly in 3 hours to the awe of all. He does this performance after observing Vratha (penance) for many days.

This puja is done as a very special offering as stipulated to please Lord Shiva for invoking His
Grace and Blessings. One can choose the date as per ones requirement.

4. KALASA PUJA Price: INR 20000 or USD 1000

On the birth star (Nakshatra) day of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda, the Puya ( Pushya )Nakshatra, which generally falls in the month of April-May, an elaborate Kalasa Puja is performed. All the deities are bathed with sanctified water of Kalasas. The function starts from early morning (5.00 am) and goes upto late afternoon. An annadana (feeding) is also offered to the devotees on that day. This Kalasa Puja is offered once a year as mentioned on the birth star day of Gurudev.

This puja is performed for the welfare of the totality, enriching the divinity of the temple idols as well as for the prosperity of the family members who offers this Kalasa Puja.

5. SAMSKRITI SAMRAKSHAK Yearly Plan: INR 1500 USD 75
Lifetime Plan: INR 25,000 USD 1250 ( to be renewed after 20 years)

This is a unique scheme by which one can get a Puja performed every month on the Nakshatra day that one specifies. One can choose a yearly plan or a lifetime plan. One can thus support the efforts of Chinmaya International Foundation in protecting the priceless heritage of traditional wisdom. On the chosen day, every month Vishesha Puja would be performed in the name of the donor.

 
Prasadam would be sent to all individuals who offer the puja depending on the puja and the distance where they live.
 
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