On the sacred occasion of Panguni Uthiram (the day on which the star ‘Uthiram’ falls on the Tamil Calendar Month of Panguni. The festival of Panguni Uthiram was performed at the world-famous Thiruvannamalai temple with the divine marriage of Lord Arunachaleswarar with His Consort Goddess Unnamulai Amman.
The deity of the Lord Arunachaleswarar along with His Consort Goddess Ambal the Goddess (Unnamulai Amman) was taken to the third corridor and the divine opposut6e the Sanctum Sanctorum of Lord Vinayaka and the divine garland-exchange between the Lord and Goddess was performed.
The divine marriage Of the deity of Lord Arunachaleswarar and His Consort will be performed in the night and the divine procession will be organised.
The District Collector of Thiruvannamalai has permitted the devotees to undertake Girivalam (Taking a circular trip around the bottom of the Thiruvannamalai Mountain and praying and then having a Darshan of Lord Arunachaleswarar!
It is very notable this permission for the devotees to undertake Girivalam resumed after A LONG GAP OF 2 YEARS – DUE TO THE RAGING WAVES OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC!
As a precautionary step, the District Collector of Thiruvannamalai has appealed to the devotees and the citizens to strictly adhere to the guidelines of wearing face masks and keeping social distance and undertake Girivalam with full safety measures!
“Theerthavaari’ on the Occasion of the day in the Tamil Calendar Month of Maasi which the star ‘Makam’ falls was performed followed by special Abhishekham. Read more
On the occasion of the day of Chathurtahsai in the Tamil Calendar month of Masi, the main deity of Lord Natarajar along with His Consort Sivakamasundari were taken to the second corridor of the temple and Special Abhishekham, with Special adornments and Deeparadhanai were performed for the Lord & His Consort!
The day on which the star ‘Kruthigai’ falls in the Tamil Calendar Month of Thai, is considered a sacred occasion. Special prayers and poojas are performed in the temples on this day.
This holy occasion of Thai Kruthigai was celebrated in the Lord Arunachaleswarar Temple in Thiruvannamalai.
Daily Poojas at Temple