Sabarimala shrine is situated in the deep forest where Lord Ayyappa is on his penance, invites 4 crore devotees every year,
"Astamangala Devaprasnam " a practice to find any irregularities in the rituals through astrological calculations, astrologers team headed by Irinjalakuda Padmanabha Sharma, a famous astrologer, found several flaws on the hill-shrine like improper construction of Tantri madhom or Main Priest's residence Melsanthi Madhom or sub-priests' residence, negative ambience due to several office buildings which have washrooms, toilets are in close proximity to temple needs to be removed.
Secondly, the flyover for the devotees to reach the temple for darshan stands higher than the Sanctum Sanctorium. This is inauspicious, hence needs to be demolished or alternative solution to be found.
According to the astrologer Padmanabha Sharma, these constructions are against the principles of temple architecture, Devesom board President A, Padma Kumar has assured that the suggestions prescribed will be implemented on priority and time-bound.
Tantri Madhom and Melsanthi madhom will be constructed at a suitable place.
Shifting of Navaagraka mandapam at Malikappuram to Devi temple premises, Kochukadathu shrine to lower Thirumuttom, a separate shrine for Lord Ganesh will be effectively implemented as per the directions.
One importance with respect recognizing the Pandalam Palace, the board is more than committed to finding the trusts of the devotees retained by adhering to the finding of Devaprasnam.