Navarathri festival commences at Thiruvannamalai temple

The grand Navarathri festival commenced yesterday (11th October) at the famous Thiruvannamalai temple.

Today, the deity of Parasakthi Amman was adorned and taken from the Aasthana Mandapam to the Thirukkalayana Mandapam.

The main deities of the Goddesses in the Durgai Amman Temple, Pachai Amman Temple, Aadhi Kamakshi Amman Temple were specially adorned to offer Darshan to the devotees.

Sani Prathosam

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

Natarajar special abishegam and alangaram

Natarajar special abishegam and alangaram event took place at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Below are some of the pictures showcasing the event.

Thiruvannamalai temple – Special Abhishekham for all Nandhis

Yesterday (Saturday, 22nd September) was the 6th day of the holy month of Tamil calendar, Purattasi. It was a full moon day with Sani Pradosham.

On this occasion, special Abhishekham and Deeparadhanai were performed on the Nandhis located in the 5 corridors of the famous Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswarar temple.

The Lord of Pradosham (Pradosha Nayakar) was taken on a procession on the carriage of Golden Rishabha (Bull – Rishabha Vahanam) along the 3rd corridor of the temple.

Karthigai Deepam festival schedule

Karthigai Deepam festival schedule at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai.
  • 14th November – Divine flag hoisting ceremony
  • 20th November – Maharatham
  • 23rd November forenoon – Bharani Deepam
  • 23rd November afternoon – Maha Deepam

Special Abhishekham performed for deities in Thiruvannamalai temple on 7th September

On the Friday of 7th September, on the New Moon Pradosham Day in the Tamil calendar month of Aavani, special abhishekhams were performed in the following sanctum sanctorums of all the deities in the famous Thiruvannamalai temple of the Lord Arunachaleswarar:

The smaller Nandhi located in the 1st corridor Pradosha Mandapam

Saravilakku Nandhi located in the 2nd corridor
Nandhi located in the flag-tree in the 3rd corridor
The smaller Nandhi located in the 4th corridor opposite the parrot temple tower (Kili Gopuram)
The larger nandhi located in the 5th corridor opposite Vallaal Maharaja temple tower (Gopuram).

The research conference of the famous 63 Saivait saints, known as Nayanmars, is scheduled at 7.30 PM opposite the Raja Gopuram.

Karthigai Deepam Panthakal Festival at Thiruvannamalai Temple

Durga Festival is to be celebrated during the Thirukkarthigai Brahmotsavam from 11th November to 27th November. The holy occasion of setting up the wooden pillars for the festival was celebrated today morning (Monday, 27th August).

A special Abhishekham and Deeparadhanai were performed for the setting up of the wooden pillars for the Karthigai Brahmotsavam at the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Lord Sambandha Vinayakar located in the 3rd corridor of the Thiruvannamalai temple.

Subsequently, with Pichagar Raghu carried the wooden pillar base in presence of the temple joint commissioner Gnanasekaran and the Tamil Nadu State government Minister Sevur Ramachandran, special Deeparadhanai was performed for the Maharaths.

After this, the wooden pillars were installed.

Natarajar Abishegam

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

Karthigai Deepam Brahmotsavam

Event schedule of Karthigai Deepam Brahmotsavam at the Thiruvannamalai temple.

14th November – Divine flag hoisting ceremony

20th November – Maharatham

23rd November forenoon – Bharani Deepam

23rd November afternoon – Maha Deepam

24th August Friday morning 6.00 AM to 7.30 AM – Deepam Pandhakal

Aadi pooram festival gets completed

The sacred and grandly celebrated Aadi pooram festival was celebrated with full splendour at the Thiruvannamalai temple and the festival got completed.

There was a fire-walking event conducted in the 3rd corridor of the temple yesterday at midnight in front of the mandapam at the sanctum sanctorum of the Goddess Amman.