Thiruvannamalai Temple – Anaiya vilakku lit in the temple

The eternal lit lamp (Anaiya Vilakku in Tamil) was placed in the sanctum sanctorum of the deity of Arunachaleswarar temple in Thiruvannamalai on Friday, 22nd June.

Eternally lit lamps will also be placed in the sanctum sanctorum of the deity of Durgai Amman and in the temple of Somasippadi Balasubramaniar from 22nd June.

The lamps were contributed by Amsavardhan, son of the late film actor Ravichandran.

Aani Brahmotsavam invitation

Aani Brahmotsavam invitation of Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai.

Aani Thirumanjanam

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

Special abhishekam on vaikasi month new moon day

On the occasion of the New Moon Day (Amavasya) during the Tamil calendar month of Vaikasi, a special Maha Abhishekam was performed on the deities of Periya Nayakar and Parasakthi Amman.

 

Pradosham at the Arulmigu Om Arunachaleswarar Temple

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

Special Yagam today at Thiruvannamalai temple

With the conclusion of the peak summer period, Agni Nakshatram, a special Yagam, with 1008 sacred pots was performed at the sanctum sanctorum of the deity of the Sri Amman of the temple at Thiruvannamalai.

The 1008 sacred pots were taken in a procession in the 3rd corridor of the temple today (Monday, 28th May) at 10.30 AM. After this, special Abhsishekhams were performed on the main deity of the temple and then, Maha Deeparadhanai was performed.

Vaikasi Pournami – Ideal time for Girivalam

The Management of Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleeswarar Temple has recommended the ideal time to undertake Girivalam during the ensuing Vaikasi Pournami (Full Moon Day).

Ensuing Pournami (Full Moon Day) occurs today (28th May, Monday) starting from 7.34 PM till 8.38 PM on 29th May (Tuesday). This is the ideal period to undertake Girivalam.

Vaikasi Pradosham event

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

Pradosham event

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

Kathiri veyil a special arrangement at Thiruvannamalai temple

With the peak of the summer season, better known as kathiri veyil or agni nakshatram commenced on 4th May, a thara pathiram (vessel) filled with rose water has been set up on top of the the presiding lings of the temples of Lord Shiva including the temple of Lord Thondareeswarar temple in Thiruvannamalai. This will facilitate to reduce the intensity of the sun rays and the heat in the sanctum sanctorum.