Girivalam is a ritualistic procedure of Giri Pradakshina, circumambulation of a sacred place. Usually, the term ‘Girivalam’ is pointed at Thiruvannamalai Giri Pradakshinam.
Thiruvannamalai has the popular Shiva Temple, Arunachaleshwarar Kovil. Thiruvannamalai Girivalam in September 2017 date is 6 September.
Aavani Pournami – 6 September 2017, Wednesday (Bhadrapada Pournami / Chinga Masam Veluthuvavu)
Girivalam Starting Time – 12.45 PM, 5 September
Girivalam Ending Time – 12.32 AM, 6 September