Girivalam October 2013 date, Timings – Thiruvannamalai Girivalam October 2013, Arunachala Giripradakshina in October 2013.
Girivalam is a ritualistic procedure of Giri Pradakshina, circumambulation of a sacred place. Usually, the term ‘Girivalam’ is pointed at Thiruvannamalai Giri Pradakshinam.
The popular Shiva Temple – Arunachaleshwarar Kovil is located in Thiruvannamalai.
Girivalam, also known as Malaivalam is a monthly ritual, a token of devotion working a stage in spiritual developments. The illumination of the entire disc of moon, is a monthly feature devotees drawn from different parts of the world visit the temple and phallic symbol placed in the sanctum sanctorum, and the mother Goddess Uma.
Girivalam covers the circular area of about fifteen kilometers of distance.
Girivalam October 2013 date, Timings..
Girivalam begins on 18 October 2013 at 5 AM (Friday) and ends on 19 October (Saturday) at 5.33 AM.
This Pournami is Aippasi Pournami as per Tamil calendar and Ashwin Purnima (Ashwayuja Pournami) in other Hindu calendars.