During the period of Vrutham utmost care should be taken by each devotee to keep their mind
and body clean,pure and balanced. The devotee is expected to live like "sadhu", "Yogi" and
his action,word,thought should not under any circumstances hurt the feelings of the others.
The devotee should avoid all worldly pleasure and avoid taking alcohol,tobacco and non-vegetarian
food. They are also not expected to cut hair and nails a shave. Black / dark blue dhoti and
shirt is the proper dress for the vrutham. Wearing Chappal, Shoes are not allowed as per
traditional rule of the Vrutham. Absolute Bramacharya during the period is essential
without which no devotee should go to Sabarimala Temple. The devotee is expected to pray
in the morning and evening after taking bath. Before each meal devotee should pray and take
the meal as "Prasadam" of Lord Ayyappa.
Without proper Vrutham Pilgrimage to Sabarimala is not at
all advisable. The mental satisfaction of the pilgrimage can be attained only through
the proper Vrutham.May the Lord Ayyappa help everybody to follow the rule of
traditional Vrutham for theattainment of salvation of the soul.