Grand Theerthavari performed in Tiruvannamalai temple

The grand event of Theerthavari was performed in the Tamil calendar month Thai in Tiruvannamalai temple for Arulmigu (Lord) Chandrasekhar with the deity of the Lord being taken to the banks of the lotus pond.

Flag Hoisting for Utharayana Punyakalam commencement

As per the Hindu religious calendar, the Utharayana period is set to start. On the occasion of the Utharayana Punya Kalam commencement, the divine flag-hoisting ceremony was performed on 5th January (Friday) at 8.30 AM in the presence of the deities of Chinna Nayakar, Parasakthi Amman, and Lord Vinayaka.

Ramana Maharishi’s 138th birth anniversary

Mahan Ramana Maharishi was born 30th December 1879 in the place called Tiruchuzhi, near Madurai. He attained Moksha after he visited Thiruvannamalai and got enlightened.

The birth anniversary of Sri Ramana Maharishi is being celebrated annually in the Ramansharam located on the Thiruvannamalai girivalam route.

Accordingly, on the Tamil star Punarpoosam during the Tamil calendar month of Margazhi yesterday (Wednesday, 3rd January), Sri Ramana Maharishi’s 138th birth anniversary was celebrated at the Ramanashram. Rudra abhishekham was performed at 4.00 AM. Then, special adornment was done followed by Deeparadhanai and special Tamil religious chanting was performed.

Thiruvannamalai Temple Elephant off to participate in rejuvenation camp

The elephant of the Lord Arunachaleswarar temple at Thiruvannamalai has been sent to participate in a rejuvenation camp.

A special camp for elephants’ welfare is organized by the state government of Tamil Nadu. This camp is scheduled to commence on 4th January at the Tekkampatti forest area in Coimbatore District.

The temple elephant of the famous Thiruvannamalai temple is also being sent to participate in this camp and was sent off in a special truck. Special prayers were conducted for the elephant before sending off.

 

Arudhra Darisanam in Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple

Arudhra Darisanam is being celebrated in a grand manner today in Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai.

Thousands of devotees are having the Darshan of the Lord Siva. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

 

Pournami Girivalam

Pournami Girivalam event took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Special events in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswarar temple

Today (1st January) is a Full Moon Day in the sacred Tamil month of Margazhi. In the month of January, we will have 2 full moon days. The 2nd Full Moon Day occurs on 30th January. Here is a glorious snap of the Full Moon.

Events

On Saturday, 30th December, Sani Pradosham was performed in the Lord Arunachaleswarar temple in Thiruvannamalai.

A special ‘sandal abhishekham’ and ‘milk abhishekham’ were performed on the Lord Nandhi (Larger Nandhi) in the 5th corridor of the temple. Tomorrow is the occasion of Sri Arudhra Darshan.

Today (Monday, 1st January 2018), the deity of Lord Nataraja in the 2nd corridor, along with His Consort Sivakamasundari will be shifted to the 1000-feet mandapam in the 5th corridor of the temple.

Tomorrow (Tuesday, 2nd January) Special Abhishkeham will be performed early morning to the deity of Lord Nataraja and then Mahadeeparadhana will be performed. The black soot from the sacred deepam will be applied on the deity.

Lord Nataraja will then be taken on a procession via the Thrumanjana Gopuram to the temple corridor street to offer Darshan.

Sorgavasal thirappu at Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple

The sacred occasion of The Hindu Vaikunta Ekadasi falls on today (Friday, 29th December). Thousands of devotees are participated in the Sorgavasal thirappu at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Festival at the Lord Arunachaleswarar temple, Thiruvannamalai

On the 8th day of the Tamil Calendar Margazhi, the festival of the Saivite Saint Manikavasagar commenced yesterday (Sunday 24th December).

The festival will be celebrated and will continue on the 10th day of Margazhi.

On the 18th day of the Tamil month Margazhi, (2nd January 2018), Arudhra festival will be celebrated.

The deity of Lord Nataraja will be placed in the Aayiramkaal Mandapam (1000 pillars building).

A special ahbhishekham will be performed for the Lord Nataraja along with His consort Goddess Sivakamasundari in the 2nd corridor.

After the special abhishekham, special ‘alankaaram’ (adornment) and Deeparadhanai will be performed on 2nd January 2018.

The black deposit collected from the divine lamps (called ‘Deepa mai’) will be applied on the deity of Lord Nataraja and later, will be distributed to the devotees.

Margazhi Thiruppavai in Tiruvannamalai temple

With the starting of the sacred Tamil calendar month of Margazhi, the religious discourses exponent M.Srinivasavaradhan of the Thiruppavai-Thiruvembavai Special discourse programme in the Front Hall of the Sanctum Sanctorum of the diety of the temple Goddess Amman at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.