Arunachalam Giri Pradakshina Pournami Dates, Timings, and Procedure

Arunachalam Giri Pradakshina Pournami Dates, Timings, and Procedure

Giri Pradakshina Distance: 13.8 Km

Giri Pradakshina Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes to 5 hours.

Best time to visit: summer and winter, i.e., Jan to Oct and Nov 3rd week to December.

The best time for Giri Pradakshina: is after 7 p.m. as devotees walk barefoot.

Arunachalam Giri Pradakshina Procedure

  • Perform three Pradaskhina at Dakshinamurthy temple, followed by Sankalpam
  • Walk for 15 meters and perform Sankalpam at Ramana Maharishi
  • Walk 12 meters from here and perform Sankalpam at Swayambu Vinayaka Temple before proceeding.
  • The rush will be high on full moon days. It is not mandatory to perform Pradakashina on Purnima Day.
  • Those who can’t walk properly used to perform Pradakshina by car as well on other days (excluding full moon day)

Arunachalam Giri Pradakshina Route map

DetailsDistance in KmTotal Distance
Dakshina Murthy Temple (Ramana Maharshi Ashram)00
Yama Lingam1.41.4 Km
Durvasa Maha Muni0.92.3 Km
Nirudhi Lingam (Niruthi)0.73 Km
Mouna or Vibhudhi Swamy14
Surya Lingam0.34.3 Km
Varuna Lingam0.54.8 Km
Vayu Lingam1.66.4 Km
Bhagavan Bridge Giri Sikara Darshan0.36.7 Km
Chandra Lingam0.47.1 Km
Kubera Lingam0.98 Km
Eesanya Lingam1.99.9 Km
Raja Gopuram East1.511.4 Km
Indra Lingam0.311.7 Km
Agni Lingam1.713.4 Km
Dakshina Murthy Temple0.413.8 Km
Giri Pradakshina route map

Arunachalam Giri Pradakshina Pournami Dates

MonthStarting DateStarting TimeEnding DateEnding Time
Jan 202424Jan9.50 pm25Jan11.23 pm
Feb 202423Feb3.34 pm24Feb6.00 pm
Mar 202424Mar9.55 a.m.25Mar12.30 p.m.
Apr 202423Apr3.26 a.m.24Apr5.18 a.m.
May 202422May6.48 p.m.23May7.22 p.m.
Jun 202421Jun7.32 a.m.22Jun6.37 a.m.
Jul 202420Jul5.50 p.m.21Jul3.47 p.m.
Aug 202418Aug2.05 a.m.19Aug11.55 p.m.
Sep 202417Sep11.44 a.m.18Sep8.04 a.m.
Oct 202416Oct8.40 a.m.17Oct4.56 p.m.
Nov 202415Nov2.48 a.m.15Nov2.05 a.m.
Dec 202414Dec4.58 p.m.15Dec2.31 p.m.
giripradakshina 2024 dates

Tiruvannamalai Temple Timings

  • 5.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Go Pooja at 5.00 a.m.
  • Pavalimpu Seva at 9.30 p.m.
  • Darshan Ticket counter Timings: 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 3.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Ramana Maharshi Ashram Timings

  • 5.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
  • 2.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
  • Palabhishekam: puja from 6.00 a.m. to 7.00 a.m.
  • Visesha puja from 5.00 p.m. to 5.45 p.m.

Yogiram Surat Kumar Ashram Timings

  • 5.00 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.
  • Harathi from 12.00 p.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Tiruvannamalai Annaprasadam Timings

DetailsTimingsAnnaprasadam Location
Arunachaleswara temple10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.Beside Rajagopuram
Ramana Maharshi Ashram10 a.m. to 10.50 a.m. and
8.00 p.m. to 8.15 p.m.
Ramana Maharshi Ashram
Seshadri Swamy Ashram12.00 p.m. to 12.45 p.m.5 minutes from Andhra Ashram
Annaprasadam timings

Arunachalam Temple Abhishekam Timings

Puja detailsTimingsTicket cost
Abhishekam6.30 a.m. and 9 p.m.Rs.1000
Special Milk Abhishekam6.30 a.m. and 9 p.m.Rs.2500
Panchamurthi Abhishekam6.30 a.m. and 10.30 a.m.Rs.4500
Parivara Murthi Abhishekam6.30 a.m. and 8.30 a.m.Rs.1000
puja timings and cost

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