Tiruvannamalai

Tiruvannamalai full view

Peace and Divine are possessions of Tiruvannamalai, known for Annamalaiyar Temple and its Ashrams, especially Ramana Maharshi and Seshadri Swamigal. Chola and Vijayanagara Art could be seen in the temple construction. Famous Tejalingam complex houses 100 temples.

Arunachaleswar Temple:Tiruvannamalai templeLord Shiva is worshiped in the form of Arunachaleswar. 66 m high Gopuram and Thousand Pillar Mandap is a good example of Vijayanagara architecture and highlights their patronization to the art and architecture. Karthiga Deepam festival (10 days) celebrated during the full Moon day of Nov – Dec.

Ramana Maharshi Ashram:Tiruvannamalai Ramana maharshi ashramPeace and Divine are possessions of this place. Ashram attracts people from all over the world. Seshadri Swamigal Ashram is an another important one here.

Sathanur Dam:Tiruvannamalai sathanur damBuilt across the river Pennaiyar. Sathanur Dam is famous for is Crocodile farm, well maintained Parks, and Mini Zoo.

Jawadhu Hills:tiruvannamalai bheema falls75 km away from Tiruvannamalai endowed with Lake and Bheema falls. There is an Observatory other than Glass House for knowledge seekers.

Arihanthgiri Jain Math houses 16 m high sculpture of Neminatha.

Cuddalore is famous for its St. David Fort, built by the British. Lord Krishna temple is famous for its architecture.

How to Reach Tiruvannamalai: Nearest Airport is Chennai( 180 km ). Well connected by Road and Rail network.

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  1. Ajay Sawhney says:

    Very interesting

    Thank you

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