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Sacred period Uttharayan commences on 16th January

The sacred period Uttharayan commences on 16th January after the start of the Tamil calendar month ‘Thai’. During the morning, the event of the Lord Periyanayakar offering Darshan to the Nandhis was performed. Subsequently, the deity of Lord Pariyanayakar offered Darshan to the Sun God and the devotees at Thitti Vasal . In the evening, […]

Arudhra Darisanam at Thiruvannamalai on 23rd December

The grand and sacred occasion of ‘Arudhra Darisanam’ was performed at the Thiruvannamalai Lord Arunchaleswarar temple yesterday (Sunday, 23rd December). Special abhishekhams were performed at the early morning from 3.00 AM on the deities of Lord Nataraja and His Consort Goddess Sivakami were specially adorned. Subsequently, Deeparadanai and Mahadeepam ‘mai’ (Kohl) was applied on the […]

Start of the holy Tamil caledar month Margazhi

Major events on Margazhi 1st at the Thiruvannamalai Lord Arunachaleswarar temple Yesterday (Monday, 16th December) was the start of the holy and sacred Tamil calendar month of Margazhi. The Utsavar deity of the Lors Somaskandhar and the Goddess Parasakthi Amman will be adorned with silver shields. Religious discourses or lectures on the classic Tamil ‘Thiruvembavai’ […]

Special Deeparadhanai for copra

A special Deeparadhanai was performed for the giant oil copra used for lighting the Maha Deepam for the Karthigai festival on top of the mountain in Thiruvannamalai. Earlier, the giant oil copra has been lifted down from the top of the mountain. This special Deeparadhanai was performed during the Pradosham day at the Thiruvannamalai Lord […]