The Arunachaleswarar temple administration in Tiruvannamalai has announced that September 28, 2023, presents an auspicious opportunity for devotees to undertake the sacred Girivalam pilgrimage.
The auspicious occasion aligns with the full moon day in the Purattasi month and falls on a Thursday. This special day commences at 06:49 AM on September 28 and concludes at 03:26 PM on September 29.
‘Pandhakkaal’ erection for the grand ‘Deepam’ festival at Thiruuvannamalai temple
With the ensuing grand festival of ‘Deepam Thiruvizha’ at the Lord Arunachaleeswarar temple at Thiruvannamalai, the inaugural ceremony of performing a special Abhishekham for the first wooden pole (Pandhakkaal in Tamil) for the erection of the thatched shed – known as Pandhal in Tamil – for the grand Deepam festival was organised at the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Lord Vinayaka in the temple.
Pichagar Raghu carried the wooden pillar which was erected opposite the main temple tower Rajagopuram after performing special ‘Deepaaradhanai’ to the holy chariots of the temple.
Following the recent celebration of Vinayaka Chathurthi, special abhishekhams were performed on Lord Sambandha Vinayakar in the Thiruvannamalai Lord Annamalaiyar Temple.
The deity of the Lord Vinayaka in V/O.C. Nagar Vinayakar temple was taken on a procession on the streets on the divine carriage of palanquin made of pearls.
The Arunachaleswarar temple administration in Tiruvannamalai has announced that August 30, 2023, presents an auspicious opportunity for devotees to undertake the sacred Girivalam pilgrimage.
The auspicious occasion aligns with the full moon day in the Avani month and falls on a Wednesday. This special day commences at 10:58 AM on August 30 and concludes at 07:05 AM on August 31.
Devotees are encouraged to take advantage of this opportune moment to embark on the Girivalam pilgrimage in Tiruvannamalai.
On the 10th day of the Adi Brahmotsavam celebrated at Thiruvannamalai (Tuesday, 1st August ) the deity of Goddess Paraasakthi Amman was carried on the carriage of the holy cow Kamadhenu and taken in a procession on the temple corridor streets. A lot if devotees attended the celebration. After this the night, the event of the devotees walking over the flowers was performed in a grand manner!!
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