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Arunachaleswara Temple, Tiruvannamalai
Arunachaleswara Temple is believed to be the largest temple in the world dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also one of the biggest and grandest temples of South India, the history of which dates back to thousands of years. Its stately towers, rampart walls, broad quadrangles, tanks and spacious gateways display the sculptural and architectural beauty of Indian temples and their exclusive architectural layouts. The greatness of Arunachaleswara temple in Tiruvannamalai has been glorified through Tamil literary works.
Various aspects of the temple that make it a distinguished piece of human creation are:
- The 66 metre high gopuram with a 13 thirteen storey tier
- the seven prakaras, the first two of which were said to be built by the Pandiya kings and
- the mighty walls with inscriptions from the past.
Here, Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of fire and to experience this unique form of worshipping, devotees gather in large numbers from India and rest of the world. Set at the foothills of Annamalai mountain ranges, Arunachaleswara Temple is one of the most prestigious Hindu shires in India and also an important historical landmark that has seen the rise and fall of imporant dynasties like Cholas and Pandiyas. It lies at close proximity to Chennai and Vellore and deserves to be included in pilgrim exploration of South India.
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