spiritual holidays

Tiruvannamalai – The Mystic Town


Tiruvannamalai is a mystic town named after Annamalaiyar (main deity of Annamalai Temple). During the holy Tamil month of Karthigai (November 16 – December 16) a flame is ritualistically lit on the hilltop to signify Shiva’s eternal form as a flame and three million devotees and pilgrims celebrate the festival in this temple town. The […]