Embark on the Girivalam, a sacred ritual of circumambulating the Arunachala Hill. This 14-kilometer walk around the hill is believed to bestow spiritual blessings and cleanse one's soul.
Karthigai Deepam Festival:
If you visit during the Karthigai Deepam festival, you can witness the grand lighting of a huge lamp atop the Arunachala Hill, creating a mesmerizing spectacle.
Meditation and Yoga:
Tiruvannamalai is known as a spiritual hub, attracting seekers from around the world. Engage in meditation and yoga practices at various ashrams and meditation centers.
Visit the famous Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram, dedicated to the renowned sage Ramana Maharshi. It is a serene place for meditation and self-reflection.
Seshadri Swamigal Ashram:
Explore the ashram of Seshadri Swamigal, a revered saint who lived in Tiruvannamalai during the 19th century.
Annamalaiyar Temple Walk:
Stroll through the temple's corridors and witness the vibrant rituals performed by devotees.
Attend cultural programs and religious discourses held in and around the temple premises.