2002 Arunachaleswarar Temple Kumbhabhishekam
By Kesav Malli
Report of the 2002 Kumbhabhishekam at Arunachaleswarar Temple . . . I remember it vividly. it was 9:47 in the morning on June 27, 2002. That moment was perfectly still like a calm before a storm. What followed was a devotional frenzy that all good Tamil Nadu temple-goers know only too well . . . click to read this narrative

Connecting Histories - Tiruvannamalai Temple Through the Ages
By Smt. Lakshmi
The Temple city of Tiruvannamalai has a great antiquity of its passage from days of historicity to that of colonial rule. The City witnessed many vicissitudes from time to time . . . click to read this narrative

Deivasigamani Desikar (1291-1348) - Builder and Protector of Tiruvannamalai Temple
By K.V. Ramakrishna Rao
The history of Temples is always connected with great Rishis, Munis and Siddha-like personalities, but in due course, it is modified, mystified and even forgotten, because of the dominant people who renovate, reconstruct and even rebuild . . . click to read this narrative

Putting the Gods to Bed
By Apeetha Arunagiri
Ceremony that occurs each evening at Arunachaleswarar Temple, involved with putting the Lord and Goddess to bed in their bedroom located at the mandapam (or hall) of the Siva Sanctum . . . click to read this narrative

Structure of Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple - A Historical Perspective
By A. Sakthivel
Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple at Tiruvannamalai is one of the most ancient temples of Lord Siva in Tamil Nadu. Many ancient rulers of South India have contributed to the development of this temple. . . click to read this narrative

Temple Origins and Greatness of Shiva Lingam
By Meenakshi Ammal
Tradition has it that the 'Formless' and the 'Indivisible' state of Siva or the Brahman, represented by the Lingam, was first associated with Arunachala Hill and simultaneously with the stone Lingam at the foot of it . . . click to read this narrative

Temple Walkthrough
By Meenakshi Ammal
To the east of the Raja Gopura is the Alankara Mandapam meant for darshan of the Panchamoorties during processions. By the side of the Raja Gopura is an entrance known as the Thittivasal which is used as an departure and access point for the deities during Festivals . . . click to read this narrative