Tiruvannamalai Full Moon Pournami Girivalam Day Calendar 2018

Tiruvannamalai Full Moon Pournami Girivalam Day Calendar 2018

“Girivalam”, which is a hike around the hill of Arunachalam is very auspicious and also is considered as a sacred ritual by devottes. It is considered more auspicious when one takes this Giririvalam on a Full moon day. On the day preceding each full moon, pilgrims circumnavigate the temple base and the Annamalai hills in a worship called Girivalam, a practice carried out by one million pilgrims yearly. One can see thousands of devotees, taking this Girivalam on a full moon day.

Pilgrims consider this travel as more auspicious because it considered as an equivalent yatra of Kailash Manasa Sarovar Yatra, as at Tiruvannamalai the hill itself is considered as the replica of Lord Shiva in the form of Arunachalam. The complete path is 14 kilometres (8½ miles). The following Calendar gives the Girivalam Days is Tiruvannamalai, which is also a full moon day.


Date Day Start Timing End Timing
 01-Jan-2018  Monday  01-Jan, 10:08 AM  02-Jan, 08:49 AM
 30-Jan-2018  Tuesday  30-Jan, 09:36 PM  31-Jan, 07:26 PM
 01-Mar-2018  Thursday  01-Mar, 08:15 AM  02-Mar, 07:00 AM
 30-Mar-2018  Friday  30-Mar, 07:26 PM  31-Mar, 06:17 PM
 29-Apr-2018  Sunday  29-Apr, 05:50 AM  30-Apr, 05:50 AM
 28-May-2018  Monday  28-May, 06:51 PM  29-May, 08:50 PM
 27-Jun-2018  Wednesday  27-Jun, 07:45 AM  27-Jun, 10:45 AM
 26-Jul-2018  Thursday  26-Jul, 11:54 PM  27-Jul, 01:54 AM
 25-Aug-2018  Saturday  25-Aug, 02:59 AM  26-Aug, 04:58 AM
 24-Sep-2018  Monday  24-Sep, 06:59 AM  25-Sep, 08:58 AM
 23-Oct-2018  Wednesday  23-Oct, 10:02 PM  24-Oct, 11:00PM
 22-Nov-2018  Thursday  22-Nov, 10:12 AM  23-Nov, 11:12 AM
 21-Dec-2018  Friday  21-Dec, 12:28 AM  22-Dec, 12:28 AM

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