Mahashivarathri festival in Thiruvannamalai temple

A special Abhishekham performed on the deity of Lord Lingothpawar at the Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar temple from 11.00 PM (13th February) to today 1.00 AM. (14th February).

A special Abhiskekham was performed on the ‘Periya Nandhi’ in the 5th corridor of the temple in the evening (Tuesday, 13th February). Special adornments were offered to the Periya Nandhi and Deeparadhanai was performed.

At 8.00 PM, The deity of Arulmigu Lord Chandrasekharar was taken on a procession on the carriage of silver ‘Rishabham’ (bull) along the 3rd corridor of the temple.

Tuesday, 13th February was the 1st day of the Tamil Calendar month Masi and it is a day of Pradosham.

Mahashivarathri is the most sacred day in the Hindu tradition and there was a huge crowd of devotees to have a Darshan of the Lord Arunachaleswarar.

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