Hari Om! Salutations!
Lord Ayyappa is the family deity of Melpazhoor Mana, the maternal home and birthplace of Sri. Adi Sankara, the world renowned saint and Advaita philosopher.This place was renamed as Adi Sankara Nilayam by Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayanandaji and the Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF), the center for Sanskrit Research and Indology , is established in these sacred precincts.
Within the Adi Sankara Nilayam is the ancient Ayyappa Temple built in the Kerala style according to the principles of Vastushilpa. The idol of Ayyappa is unique and it is Swayambhu (self-born). The temple complex is blessed with other Devathas – Sri Ganapati, Sri Krishna, Sri Rama, Sri Vettakkorumakan, Naga Yakshi, Nagaraja and Naga Devatas and Bhagavati. CIF is committed to protecting and nourishing these temples with the devotional offerings of devotees.
Shani puja is done to appease the shani graha or the Saturn planet. Among all planets, Saturn is the most dreaded.
Benifit: In order to overcome risks of accidents and major life threats during the negative period of Saturn in your chart, it is good to offer Shani Dev a puja. It will provide you protection from any kind of evil.
Ayilyam Puja is dedicated to the serpent god and goddesses nagaraja and nagayakshi.
Benifit: Sarpa Bali is performed to remove sarpa dosham. Pulluvanpattu is also performed in temples during the Ayilyam Puja. Sarpa Bali is performed to remove sarpa dosham. Pulluvanpattu is also performed in temples during the Ay