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The 5th day of Aani Brahmotsavam at Thiruvannamalai

The Aani (Tamil calendar month) Brahmotsavam at the famous Lord Arunachaleswarar Temple in Thiruvannamalai is in progress conducted in a grand manner with thousands of devotees participating. On the 5th day of this important and famous festival, the deity of the Lord Arunachaleswara will be carried during the night and taken on a procession on […]

Divine Flag-hoisting ceremony for Aani Brahmotsavam

The divine flag-hoisting ceremony for the Aani (Tamil calendar month) Brahmotsavam at the Chinnanayakar Parasakthi Amman Swami temple. The flag-hoisting ceremony was performed with the main deity placed in from the flag pole. This is the period when the Sun takes a turn from the North to the South. So, the ceremony of flag-hoisting is […]

July 2017 – Ideal time for Girivalam

The Management of Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleeswarar Temple has recommended the ideal time to undertake Girivalam during the ensuing Pournami (Full Moon Day). Ensuing Pournami (Full Moon Day) occurs on 8th July (Saturday) starting from 8.08 AM till 10.46 AM on 9th July (Monday). This is the ideal period to undertake Girivalam.

Aani Thirumanjanam festival at Tiruvannamalai temple

The ‘Aani Thirumanjanam’ (the Tamil calendar month of Aani) festival was celebrated in the famous Tiruvannamalai Lord Arunachaleswar temple. The Thirumanjanam (divine bathing) was performed on the main deity of Lord Nataraja. After the completion of the Thirumanjanam, the main deity of Lord Nataraja and along with His Consort Sivakamaisundari, adorned with special features, were […]