Karthigai Maha Deepam 2018
Tiruvannamalai Karthigai Maha Deepam is 23rd November 2018
Thiruvannamalai - The Shades of Tiruvannamalai
Thiruvannamalai is a world famous temple town in Tamilnadu which is synonym to deepam(fire). Here Shiva (Annamalaiyar) is worshipped in the form of fire.
How to reach Tiruvannamalai
This temple city is located about 194 km from Chennai or 86 km from Vellore by road. read more…
This temple is built around 750 A.D. period (details As per Sculptures) The very biggest temple in India dedicated to Lord Arunachaleswarar (Shiva).This Shiva – Parvathi Arunachaleswarar temple has a 66 metre high gopuram that comprises of 13 storeys or tiers.Here Shiva is known as Annamalaiyar in the form of Lingam and Parvathi Devi known as Apitakuchambal. This term Annamalaiyar is derived from the name of the hills Annamalai that means an inaccessible mountain. read more…
Lord Arunachaleswarar temple has the biggest walking path around the Annamalai hill. Devotees are expected to go girivalam around the hill barefooted and get the darshan of all the Eight lingams to get the full benefit and the blessings of the lord. Tiruvannamalai it is great place to go for girivalam during every full moon day of a month & Also during the Annual Karthigai deepam day. read more…