Makaravilakku is an annual event held on Makar Sankranti in Kerala. The festival is held at Lord Aiyaapa temple at Sabarimala where thousands of devotees gather together to watch Makara Jyothi. Makaravilakku 2020 will be observed on January 15 and the related ceremonies, customs and practices have already begun. Makaravilakku commemorates the 41-day fast that men preparing to go to the Sabarimala temple observe. Meanwhile, millions of people across countries will watch live streaming of the event. And as devotees eagerly wait for sunset, we bring to you live streaming of Makaravilakku. Stay tuned with us to watch the live telecast of Makara Jyothi. Makaravilakku 2020 First Pics Out! Check Images of Makara Jyothi Seen At Sabarimala Temple in Kerala.

When is Makaravilakku 2020? Date and Time to Watch Makara Jyothi at Sabarimala Temple in Kerala

Makaravilakku is an auspicious light which appears on Ponnambalamedu hill. Makaravilakku 2020 will be held on January 15. The Sankranti Muhurat begins at 2.22 am and the Makar Jyothi sighting will occur during the sunset. Devotees throng the hill to witness the auspicious Makaravilakku and Deeparadhana (aarthi) held at Ponnambalamedu, the hill facing the shrine, as part of the festivities.

Makaravilakku 2020 Live Streaming Online From Sabarimala Temple in Kerala

Stay tuned with us to watch Makaravilakku 2020 live streaming online from Sabarimala temple in Kerala. The actual footage of the event is also heavily consumed on Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms. It is watched by over a million people across countries. Being one of the most important events in Kerala, there is a lot of excitement and enthusiasm around it. Makaravilakku 2020: Sabarimala All Set for Makara Jyothi; Heavy Security at Lord Ayyappa Shrine During Makar Sankranti.

Makaravilakku 2020 Live Telecast From Sabarimala Temple in Kerala

Makaravilakku 2020 will be live telecast on Doordarshan/DD Malayalam. You can watch the event live happening on Sabarimala temple in Kerala here. Earlier in the day, a procession is held in which 'Thiruvabharanam', the sacred ornaments to be adored by Lord Ayyappa, on Wednesday evening at Saramkuthi is taken to the shrine. They are bought from Panadalam palace where Lord Ayyappa spent his childhood.

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The Makar Jyothi which lights up Ponnambalamedu hill is believed to be Lord Aiyaapa's birth star, Uttara Phalguni. The star appears for a few seconds every year during this time. This event coincides with the end of the winter solstice season, and the Sun’s entry into the Makara or Capricorn zodiac sign.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 15, 2020 01:19 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website