Thiruvannamalai is the home of a mammoth temple
(built around 700 A.D.), dedicted to Arunachaleshwara (Shiva, venerated as a
Linga of fire) and his divine consort Unnamalai Amman.
Karthigai Deepam festival
Celeberated during the months of November- December attracts from all parts of the
The lightning of huge sacred fire atop the Annamalai hill - which can be seen
From even 25miles away. Ramana Maharishi Ashram is an another attraction.
Only 188 kms away from chennai.