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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 […]

Agni Nakshatra Dosha Nivarthi in Thiruvannamalai temple

The peak of the summer, called Agni Nakshatram or Kathiri Veyil in Tamil, is in progress and scheduled to end tomorrow (Sunday, 28th May). In order to ward off the evil effects of the Agni Nakshatram period, special sanctifying Prayers/Pooja are to be performed in the famous Lord Arunachaleshwara temple in Thiruvannamai. This is called […]