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This is one activity you must do when in Tiruvannamalai. Our group couldn’t go all the way up to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Mount of the eternal flame & esoteric centre of the universe.

This holy hill which has been venerated not only by Spiritual Giants,Mystiques of all times but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one activity you must do when in Tiruvannamalai. Our group couldn’t go all the way up to the very top due to the Deepam Festival but we went as far as the Skandashram where Ramana Maharshi stayed for 7 years. We did a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great mountain to climb.. Not for the faint hearted though, quite a steep 3-4 hr climb to the top and longer going down again.. Usually you cant climb this mountain, as its under conservation control. We had the chance during the Festival Deepam which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DelaineJ4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This holy hill which has been venerated not only by Spiritual Giants,Mystiques of all times but also spoken of most in most sacred scripture-Skanda Purana-Arunachala Purana.For me this holy hill venerated as the Agni linga of lord Shiva also as the Ardanareshwara hill bustling with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank guiltfreeexpressions
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We left around 9am from sai murugan hotel. Tuk tuk was 50 rupee to the temple entrance. You need to walk to the very back side of the temple and there is a small path leading between houses at the far side. Best to ask...More

Date of experience: January 2018
7  Thank spudnit
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Arunachala is a must to visit if you are on a spiritual quest of reconnection. We hiked up to the caves and spent sometime in meditation. At the exit of the cave Vignesh was selling stone sculptures of the deities which I bought to bring...More

Date of experience: December 2017
5  Thank Omhappy
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We started walking around Arunachala from Ramanashram at 5 a.m. and it took around 3.5 to 4 hours to complete it at a slow pace with stops in between. You will need more time if you visit the many temples. I found it an interest...More

Date of experience: August 2017
8  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Arunachala Mountain has been revered in the religious and spiritual texts of south India and is also full of nature be it greenery of the various plants and trees growing on it of the brownish golden color of its sands and stones. Climbing the mountain...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank Pradeep K
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to be...Kids will also enjoy alot..It's Kailash of South India...A must visit place...One of my favorite Holiday destination..

Date of experience: February 2016
4  Thank sakshisumit1
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I walked the 14klm around the mountain on Full Moon. It was such a blissed out feeling. It's up to you but it's recommended that you walk bare foot and in silence or chanting mantras. The aim is to go within and you walk in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank luxorlight
Reviewed 6 August 2016

It was totally a CALLING for me and as i went up with a friend just 2 of us without any preparation. Without shoes and WATER at all! Actual it did not strike our mind at all especially t very important one "WATER". After our...More

Date of experience: July 2016
11  Thank neela252
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