Tiruvannamalai: Holiest Location In Tamil Nadu!

Written By

Gopika VC

History, culture, and spirituality define Tiruvannamalai. The quiet town at the foot of Annamalai, Tamil Nadu's holiest site, is peaceful.

This unique cave ashram in Thiruvannamalai is shaped like the Hindu sign "Om." Arunachala Hill's little peak holds the cave, 200 feet below the Skandasram cave.This dam is on Ravi.

Virupaksha Cave

Sri Ramana Ashram at Thiruvannamalai is a beautiful place to meditate and find serenity. This Ashram serves delicious Satvic food.

Sri Ramana Ashram

On the mountaintop lies Abidagujambal - Maligarjunar temple. Mountain trekkers love the temple's natural scenery and gentle breeze.

Parvathamalai Mountain

It is one of the most important temples in India. It covers 10 hectares and claims to have the tallest Gopuram, which is about 66 meters high.

Arunachaleshwara Temple

Annamalaiyar Temple is a beautiful Shiva Temple with a tower that has colorful statues carved into it. The temple is 1400 m above sea level.

Annamalaiyar Temple View Point

Tamil Nadu's Sathanur Dam is 30 km from Thiruvannamalai. Above River Thenpennai in Chennakesava Hills, this stunning structure was built.

Sathanur Dam

A sacred site amid Thiruvannamalai's hills. This cave is believed to be where Sri Ramana Maharishi meditated and fasted for over five years.

Mamara Guhai

In order to reach this place, you have to trek a long way. The view from the top is worth it for sure.