Is Giri Pradakshina allowed in Arunachalam?

13 answers. Yes. You can d Girivalam On any night provided it is safe.

How long does Giri Pradakshina take?

Good time to walk: 4:00am,4:00pm or 10pm onward. Darshan might take 6 to 7 hours. One must be prepared to stand during darshan. Giri Pradakshina can be performed any in a year but it is auspicious on Full moon days.

Can Girivalam be done by car?

Of course you can. The idea is to go round the mountain. The God will know the reason for your going in the car.

Can we do Girivalam on any day?

Yes. one can perform Girivalam all days. Girivalam is circumambulation of the hill considered holy by the devotees. The circumambulation path is 14 km long, almost half of which falls in town limit.

How many kilometers Tirupati to Arunachalam?

tirupati to tiruvannamalai Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from tirupati to tiruvannamalai 4 Trains
Distance from tirupati to tiruvannamalai By Train: 198 Km
Fastest Train from tirupati to tiruvannamalai : VM PRR EXPRESS(22606)
Slowest Train from tirupati to tiruvannamalai : VM TPTY EXPRESS(16854)

Which day is good for Girivalam?

After two years, the district administration has allowed Girivalam in Tiruvannamalai on March 17 and 18. Collector B. Murugesh on Tuesday said every full moon day, devotees would be allowed to circle around the temple.

Who built Arunachalam Temple?

The Tanjavuri Andhra Raja Charitamu mentions that Krishnadevaraya built the tower and the outer precincts of the temple. The temple has a total of five precincts, each of which holds a huge Nandi, the sacred bull of Shiva.

Can we wear socks during Girivalam?

Normally, girivalam is done barefoot. But if is difficult, then you can wear thick socks. Even if that is difficult, then you can wear slippers. You will have to remove them as and when you are entering any temple on the way.