Tiruvannamalai Temple in Tamilnadu

This page Tiruvannamalai Temple Tamilnadu gives the details of Tiruvannamalai temple history, karthigai Deepam Festival 2011 and the importance of girivalam darshan and timings. This place is not only famous for Arunachaleshwarar temple but also the holy Ramana Maharshi Ashram and how to reach Tiruvannamalai with location guide. Ramana Maharshi Ashram accommodation facilities also included.

History of Tiruvannamalai Temple in Tamilnadu

One of the most important Shiva temples in south is located in Tiruvannamalai Tamilnadu. The temple of Arunachaleshwarar is situated here at the food of the hill known as Arunagiri. The Shiva Lingam, one of the Pancha Lingams in the aspect of Tejo Linga meaning incarnate as fire is one of the largest in South India. Its mighty outer walls, its imposing gateway, its thousand pillar hall and the main tower which is 70m high with eleven storeys, possess uncanny magnificence. The whole Tiruvannamalai temple history is well written in the wall. Tiruvannamalai temple timings to perform Poojas starts 5A.M.

Thiruvannamalai Karthigai Deepam Festival

Thiruvannamalai karthigai deepam festival is very popular. The occasion of Karthigai Deepam festival held here on the new moon day, usually comes in the month of November or December. A big beacon is lit on the top Tiruvannamalai Temple hill, which can be viewed form surrounding 10km distance. Thus, it got the name as the Hill of Holy Beacon. The event Thiruvannamalai girivalam is usually done by the devotees to fulfill their prayers. During this there will be some alterations in Tiruvannamalai temple darshan timings. Thiruvannamalai karthigai deepam 2011 date is on 08/12/2011 Thursday.

Thiruvannamalai Ramana Maharshi Ashram

Tiruvannamalai is also popular among the tourists for Ashram of Sri Ramana Maharshi who lived here and taught the virtues of life. This is the place for total silence and meditation. After his passing away in the year 1950, a Samadhi has been formed in Ramana Maharshi Ashram for the memory of the Maharshi. Today this Ashram is considered as an important tourist place in Tiruvannamalai Tamilnadu. The Tiruvannamalai Ashram is getting devotes form India and some foreign countries.

Ramana Maharshi Ashram is located at the base of the hills, out side Tiruvannamalai town. Beautiful guest houses and some stay houses have been constructed in the Ashram to give comfortable stay for Sri Ramana devotees. Here is a cave preserved carefully for the memory of Ramana Maharshi, who lived in the cave and followed the spiritual life and meditation before the construction of the Ashram.

How to Reach Thiruvannamalai Tamilnadu

Thiruvannamalai in Tamilnadu is well connected by rail as well as by good road. Bus facility to this place is also good, number of state and private buses are operated to Thiruvannamalai in Tamilnadu from almost all major cities and adjoining states. Taxis and Auto transport facility is also available to reach the short distance in a reasonable way. Tourists can get accommodation by booking Thiruvannamalai lodges or at Ramana Maharshi Ashram after getting proper approval from the Ashram authority.


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