Thiruvannamalai Girivalam 2016 Dates

Thiruvannamalai Girivalam 2016 Dates

Thiruvannamalai Girivalam 2016 Dates and Timings.

S.No Girivalam Date Starting Time Ending Time
1 23 Jan 23 Jan, 10:55 am 24 Jan 10:45 am
2 21 Feb 21 Feb,  4:10 am 22 Feb 4:05 am
3 22 Mar 22 Mar, 1:47 pm 23 Mar, 2:45 pm
4 21 Apr 21 Apr, 10:55 am 22 Apr, 12:31 pm
5 21 May 21 May, 8:30 am 22 May, 9:00 am
6 19 Jun 19 Jun, 1:50 pm 20 Jun, 2:22 pm
7 19 Jul 19 Jul, 9:50 am 20 Jul, 10:15 am
8 30 Jul 30 Jul, 7:38 pm 31 Jul, 3:40 pm
9 17 Aug 17 Aug, 2:20 am 18 Aug, 1:40 pm
10 16 Sep 16 Sep, 9:15 pm 17 Sep, 8:15 am
11 15 Oct 15 Oct, 1:40 pm 16 Oct, 12:55 pm
12 13 Nov 13 Nov, 9:05 pm 14 Nov, 5:04 pm
13 13 Dec 13 Dec, 12:10 pm 14 Dec, 10:40 pm

 

During Girivalam devotees covers a distance of 12 km by walk with barefoot. This event commences on every full moon day. Devotees will go around the Arunachala hill. It is believed that participating in Girivalam will relieves us from this birth cycle.  Devotees start the event after offering prayers to the Lord Ganesh, located to the left of Rajagopuram ( Temple Tower). During this path, devotees will be covering 8 other siva shrines.

 

How to reach Thiruvannamalai Temple?

  1. From Chennai Temple is 207 km away, which takes 3 hours 45 mins drive by own vehicle and 4 hour 30 mins by bus.
  2. Daily trains are available from Chennai to Thiruvannamalai. Special trains will be available on this day.
  3. Thiruvannamalai well connected with all parts of Tamilnadu.
  4. Thiruvannamalali can be reached from Chennai and Villipuram. Villipuram is 61 km away.

 

Thiruvannamalai Girivalam 2016 Dates Reference Link: GiriPradakshina Dates

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