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Mahashivarathri festival in Thiruvannamalai temple

A special Abhishekham performed on the deity of Lord Lingothpawar at the Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar temple from 11.00 PM (13th February) to today 1.00 AM. (14th February). A special Abhiskekham was performed on the ‘Periya Nandhi’ in the 5th corridor of the temple in the evening (Tuesday, 13th February). Special adornments were offered to the Periya Nandhi […]

Rathasapthami celebrated at Thiruvannamalai temple

Rathasapthami literally means 7th day of the chariot – in this case, the chariot of the God Sun when he moves North. It occurs on the New Moon day in the Tamil calendar month Thai. Rathasapthami was performed today (Tuesday, 23rd January) at the Kalasapakkam river Cheyaru, Theerthavari was performed on the deities of the […]

Release of special journal marking the occasion of Kumbabhishekham of the Lord Annamalaiyar temple

In a special function, the journal on the occasion of the Kumbhabhishekham of the temple of Lord Annamalaiyar (2017) was released. The event was organised at the Auditorium of the Chennai Raja Annamalaipuram Chettinad Vidyasharam School at 4.00 PM on 18th January. The journal was released by the central defence minister Ms Nirmala Seetharaman and […]

Festival events in Lord Arunachaleswarar temple

Lord Arunachaleswarar offered Darshan to the temple Nandhis in the very early morning. At 7.00 AM, Lord Arunachaleswarar deity was taken to ‘thittivasal’ from where the Lord offered Darshan to the Sun God. Then, the deity of the Lord Arunachaleswarar was taken in procession for 3 rounds in the temple corridors. After this, the festival […]