Tiruvannamalai

Tiruvannamalai full view

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

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

Ramana Maharshi Ashram:Tiruvannamalai Ramana maharshi ashram Peace 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 dam Built across the river Pennaiyar. It is famous for Crocodile farm, well maintained Parks, and Mini Zoo. Tha dam is located in the reserved forest.

Jawadhu Hills:tiruvannamalai bheema falls It is 75 km from Tiruvannamalai. Lake and Bheema falls are prime possessions of this region and are enchanting. There is an Observatory other than Glass House for some knowledge seekers.

Arihanthgiri Jain Math: This math houses the 16 m high sculpture of Neminatha.

Cuddalore: Famous for the St. David Fort, built by the British. Beautiful 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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