Shree Ayyappa Vishnu Temple, Powai
Maharashtra, Mumbai City
Shree Ayyappa Vishnu Temple is a beautiful temple amidst the concrete jungle of Powai. It is just behind Hiranandani Hospital. The temple gives equal importance to both deities, Lord Vishnu and Lord Ayyappa. The other deities are Lord Ganesha, Lord Murugan, Shree Bhadrakali, Nagadevas and Navagrahas.
The temple structure follows traditional Kerala style architecture. Shree Ayyappa Vishnu Temple has a well renovated community hall that provides amenities to conduct marriages, engagement, marriage reception. It provides arrangements to conduct spiritual gatherings, dance programmes, Bhajans, Orchestra etc.
Clean and conservative dressing is preffered.
Mumbai, previously known as Bombay, is a bustling metropolis and is the fourth most populous city in the world. The culture of this metro city is a boisterous blend of cuisines, languages, food, fine arts, cinema and festivals. Food and the festivals are the most important facets of Mumbai's culture. Powai is a suburban neighborhood located in the north-east of Mumbai, India.
Ayyappa Vishnu Temple Road Behind Hiranandani Hospital Hari Om Nagar, Opp IIT Main Gate Powai, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400076
One may board BEST buses from Andheri/ Kanjur Marg/ Vikhroli/ Ghatkopar/ Mulund/ Thane/ Borivli/ Vile Parle and get down at IIT Main Gate, Powai. From IIT Main Gate, one has to walk down for 10 to 15 minutes to the temple (or you may hire an auto). Nearby Railway Station:
Kanjur Marg: 2.5 Kms
Vikhroli: 4 Kms
Andheri: 12 Kms
Devotees can offer Pushpabhishekams, Sampoorna Narayaneeyams, one day special poojas, Udayasthamana Poojas and other offerings upon fulfilling their wishes. The nagapoojas, sarpabali, navagraha poojas, bhagwatisevas, Ganapati Homams and Thulabharam are the other main offerings.
The temple conduts Sabarimala Pilgrimage every year.
Sampoorna Narayaneeyam is held on second Sunday of every English month.
January/February - Prathishta Dinam - Makayiram Star, Makara Masam
February/March - Ponkala - On Aattukal Ponkala Day
December/January - Kodiyettam - Revathi star, Dhanu Masam
December/January -Thiru-Aarattu - Makayiram star, Dhanu Masam
Sarpa Bali - On Mannarashala Aayilyam Day
Aayilya Pooja - On Aayilyam star of every month