Arunachala Mahatmyam

Arunachaleswara Temple, also called as Annamalaiyar Temple,is a Hindu temple of Lord Shiva, located at Arunachala hill in the town of Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalas, and Lord Shiva is worshipped as an element of fire in this temple. Shiva is worshiped as Arunachaleswara or Annamalaiyar, and he […]

Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam 2019 | Arunachaleshwara Karthigai Deepam

Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam is a festival observed in the Tamil Karthigai Month at famous Tiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara swamy temple in Tamil Nadu. In 2019, Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam date is December 10. It is celebrated on Kartikai Pournami, the Full Moon day in the month of Kaarthikai. This festival coincides with Krithikai nakshatram. In Thiruvannamalai, […]

Bharani Deepam 2019 | Inaugural Ritual of Karthigai Deepam

Bharani Deepam is the inaugural ritual of Karthigai Deepam and observed early morning on Karthikai Maha Deepam festival. In 2019, Bharani Deepam date is December 10. It is observed between 3 and 3.30 am on December 10. This ritual is a fire sacrifice performed before the Surya temple. During this Deeparadhanai, a bowl of ghee […]

Thiruvempaavai 2017-2018 | Tiruvempavai in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara Temple

Thiruvempaavai or Tiruvempavai is a ten day puja dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2017-2018, 10-day Thiruvempavai ends on January 2, 2018 with Thiruvadirai Nombu (Arudra Darisanam). To celebrate the event, devotees throng to the temple of Arunachaleshwara swamy in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, to sing Thiruvempaavai. It is a part of Thiruvaasagam composed in Tiruvannamali during […]