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Tiruvannamalai Maha Deepam 2017: Maha Deepam was lit in Om Arunachaleswarar Temple

Maha Deepam was lit in Om Arunachaleswarar Temple The Thiruvannamalai temple holds immense popularity for the Karthigai Deepam festival that began in the early hours today. The barani deepam was lighted inside the temple premises. Nearly 20 lakh devotees are awaited at the Thiruvannamalai to find the Maha Deepam that is lit on top of […]

Fire-walk festival at Thiruvannamalai Temple

Fire or Agni is the fourth element of the Panchabhutas. The essential character of Fire is to generate heat and according to Hindu Mythology, Agni is one of the Eight Guardians that guard our Universe and are known as Ashta Dikpalakas. As per Indian mythology, there are mentions of various types of fires. The four […]

Aadi Pooram Festival (An auspicious occasion)

[1of2_last]The Tamil Calendar month of Aadi is considered sacred in the Hindu Tradition. And when certain special stars or condition fall during this month, they are also celebrated with religious vigour – for example, Aadi New Moon Day (Amavasai) is considered to be sacred for paying obeisance to the departed ancestors. Similarly, when one of […]