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Sri Aiyyappa Swamy Temple In Rohini Delhi

The Sri Aiyyappa Swamy Temple in Rohini is a well-known temple in North West Delhi. Built by South Indians residing in the area, the temple gradually became popular and today attracts people from all communities and castes. The Sri Aiyyappa Swamy Temple in Rohini was founded in 1997 and since then it has been expanded and developed tremendously. The priests in the temple conduct various pujas and celebrate all Hindu festivals.

The rituals at the temple start in the morning at 5:30 AM with puja, abhishek and aarti. The temple workers clean the premises and priests can be seen chanting mantras and bhajans to invoke the gods. The temple has idols of Sri Aiyyappa Swamy, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga. There are also Navagraha idols in the temple premises. On request of devotees, priests conduct different types of pujas and archanas.

The temple is situated at a convenient location making it easy for the devotees to reach. Metro service is available and the nearest station is the Rohini East Metro Station. Buses, autos and taxis can also be taken to reach the temple.


The Sri Aiyyappa Swamy Temple in Rohini was established in 1997 when the foundation stone of the temple was laid. The foundation stone was laid by the then Thanthri of Sabarimala Temple in Kerala. The temple has idols of Lord Aiyyappa, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga. There is also a Navagraha established in the temple premises. The temple also has an auditorium where cultural and religious programs are conducted. The temple also promotes cultural art and devotional music and conducts various musical competitions and programs.

The idol of Lord Aiyyappa is built in the Dhyan Mudra. The idol was chosen and established under the supervision of an astrologer. All the idols are crafted from granite. The main temple structure was designed by Sri Kanippayoor Krishnan Nampoothiri. The idols were established in the temple in 1999 and later in 2000 the idols of Navagraha were established in the temple. The Navagrahas were established during the celebrations of the annual festival.

The temple has a huge hall where devotees gather in mornings and evenings and on special occasions and festivals for prayers and aartis.


The Sri Aiyyappa Swamy Temple in Rohini conducts various festivals and events across the year. There is an annual festival conducted in the first week of April. The Vinayaka Chathurthi or Ganeshotsav is also celebrated with festivities. During Navratri special pujas and archanas are conducted.

Every day morning aartis and abhisheks are performed by the priest. These aartis are worth attending when the atmosphere of the temple is pure and calm. Chanting prayers and singing of bhajans are a part of the morning rituals. The priests at the temple conduct different types of pujas upon request from devotees. All these pujas vary in their fee and offerings. Devotees interested in conducting puja archana at the temple should consult with the priests so that they are prepared on the day of the puja.

Visitor Information

Location: Sri Aiyyappa Swamy Temple, Sector 7, Pocket F 26, Rohini, New Delhi 110092

Contact: T: (011) 2201 6688 / 2202 6688

Nearest Metro Station: The Rohini East Metro Station (2 Km Approx. takes about 5-7 minutes by auto/taxi/ bus)

Days Closed: Open all days

Complex Entry: - Free


  • Morning Timings (Monday to Friday): 5:30 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Evening Timings (Monday to Friday): 5:30 PM to 8:45 PM
  • Morning Timings (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays): 5:30 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Evening Timings (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays): 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM


Complex Entry:                      Free
Mandir:                                   Free
Abhishek Puja:                       Changes vary as per puja


Parking Available near temple premises
Cloakroom At owners’ risk (Minimal charge/ token)
Photography Photography allowed
Food Various stalls available near temple
Books Stalls around temple selling books


Dress Code

  • Casual/formal - Must cover shoulders and knees
  • Cleanliness – Visitors to the temple should clean themselves to maintain the sanctity of the temple

Security & Safety

Not Allowed

  • Mobile phones should be switched off
  • Any type of baggage
  • Food / Drinks
  • Inebriated Products
  • Shoes should be removed before entering temple


  • Belts
  • Ladies clutch purses
  • Wallets

Strictly Prohibited

  • Use of Inebriated Products
  • Rude Behaviour
  • Animals

Best Time to Visit

The Sri Aiyyappa Swamy Temple in Rohini is best visited during the winter months between as the temperatures are cool and pleasant. Early mornings are the best time to visit the temple when morning abhishek and aarti are conducted. The temple celebrates an annual festival in the first week of April with full gaiety.


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