Sastha

Sastha or Ayappa is believed to be the son of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. The deity is positioned on the southern side facing the east.

Archana, Elluthiri, Ney-vilakku, Ney-abhishekam, Ney-payasam, Ellu-payasam, Neeranjanam, Mukha-charthu, Karuka-mala are the chief offerings to the Sastha. During the Mandala season the Ayyappa devotees arrive at the temple for wearing the ceremonial Mala and Kettu-nira.