Exclusive : 2011 Makara Jyothi Spotted @ Sabarimalai Ayyappan Temple

SABARIMALA: Thousands of devotees turned up for worship at the hill shrine here during the ‘Makara Samkrama puja’ this evening, marking the finale of two-month-long pilgrimage to the famous Lord Ayyappa temple.

As the ‘Makara Jyoti’, held as a divine light by the devotees, flickered across the eastern horizon above the Ponnambalamedu after the puja, the holy hillock and the foothill Pampa reverberated with chants of “Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa”.

Read more: Thousands witness ‘Makara Jyoti’ at Sabarimala – The Times of India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Thousands-witness-Makara-Jyoti-at-Sabarimala/articleshow/7286292.cms#ixzz1B6ZN4qMk