About Girivalam: (14 km)

8 Lingams Around Girivalam Path:


Girivalam Calendar – 2022

Girivalam Calendar - 2022
Girivalam DateDayStarting TimeEnding Time
January 17, 2022Monday03:18 AM, Jan 1705:17 AM, Jan 18
February 16, 2022Wednesday09:42 PM, Feb 1510:25 PM, Feb 16
March 17, 2022Thursday01:29 PM, Mar 1712:47 PM, Mar 18
March 18, 2022Friday01:29 PM, Mar 1712:47 PM, Mar 18
April 16, 2022Saturday02:25 AM, Apr 1612:24 AM, Apr 17
May 15, 2022Sunday12:45 PM, May 1509:43 AM, May 16
May 16, 2022Monday12:45 PM, May 1509:43 AM, May 16
June 13, 2022Monday09:02 PM, Jun 1305:21 PM, Jun 14
July 13, 2022Wednesday04:00 AM, Jul 1312:06 AM, Jul 14
August 11, 2022Thursday10:38 AM, Aug 1107:05 AM, Aug 12
August 12, 2022Friday10:38 AM, Aug 1107:05 AM, Aug 12
September 10, 2022Saturday06:07 PM, Sep 0903:28 PM, Sep 10
October 09, 2022Sunday03:41 AM, Oct 0902:24 AM, Oct 10
November 08, 2022Tuesday04:15 PM, Nov 0704:31 PM, Nov 08
December 07, 2022Wednesday08:01 AM, Dec 0709:37 AM, Dec 08
December 08, 2022Thursday08:01 AM, Dec 0709:37 AM, Dec 08

* Devotees undertaking Girivalam may be permitted as per the announcement released by the Tamil Nadu State Government and the district Collector.

* அரசு மற்றும் ஆட்சியரின் அறிவிப்புக்கு ஏற்ப கிரிவலம் செல்ல கிரிவலம் பக்தர்கள் அனுமதிக்கப்படுவார்கள்.


How to Make Girivalam

  • Everyone should walk around the hill barefoot.
  • Mutter the name “Om Arunachala”.
  • view the peak of the Arunachala hill during the circumambulation.
  • It should be undertaken during night.
  • There are 8 lingams, 360 holy tanks, mandapas and ashrams. There are eight lingams around the Arunachala hill one in each direction.

Indra Lingam : (East)

This is the first lingam while the hill circumambulation, worshipping this lingam yields healthy and wealthy life.

Agni Lingam : (South East)

This is the second lingam, It placed near The Lotus tank, This is the only lingam placed on right side of the circumambulation path, all other lingams are placed on left side, It occupies the South East direction, worshipping here retrieves us from all diseases and to face challenges of life.


Yema Lingam : (South)

This is the third lingam, and next to Agni lingam and 3 kM away from the Rajagopuram, and it occupies the South direction, it also has a holy tank called “Simma Theertha”, it is believed that, worship of this solves economical problems.

Niruthi Lingam : (South West)

This is the fourth lingam, while we see the peak of the holy hill Arunachala, it views accompanying of two parts of mountain and shows ‘Sivan’ and ‘Sakthi’ together. It placed in south west of Arunachala. It also has a holy tank nearby, called “Sani Theertha”, worshipping here relieves us from our difficulties.


Varuna Lingam : (West)

This temple placed West of the hill Arunachala, this is the fifth lingam. It is 8 kilometers away from the Rajagopuram. One of the holy tank called “Varuna theertha” is here. Workship of this temple retrieves from crucial diseases and promotes ones social status.

Vayu Lingam : (North West)

The whole world is made up of Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Sky. no living creature can survive without Air. While reaching this temple we feel the pleasantness of spring and get peace of mind. it is placed in Northwest direction. Worshipping here is of confers boon on ladies and children.


Kubera Lingam : (North)

This is the seventh lingam. Almost all of the devotees , who comes for circumambulation, worship here by soaring coins and currencies on this lingam. Worship of this lingam grants economical growth, and promotes peace of mind. It is placed in North direction.

Esanya Lingam : (North East)

This is the eighth and last lingam. Here gets peace of mind ability to concentrate mind on God works out his way to heaven.