Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Sathuragiri Hills -Abode of God

23:47 Posted by raja P No comments

Sathuragiri Hills  also named as Sivanmalai is located 5 km from Vathirairuppu near srivilliputhur.  The entire mountain view is in square (Chathuram) in shape so the name Chathuragiri. Sathuragiri is the Abode of God [Mahalingam Hill]. People believe siddhars still worship the lord Shiva at Sathuragiri Hills .

Traveler/Devotee: For normal devotee /Tourist  takes nearly 4 to 5 hours to climb to reach  Top of the hill.. There resides  no electricity, no telephone connection, no range for cell phones ,no shops, no hotels, and no lodges. Annadhanam is going on from morning to evening near both the temples and stay in the shelter provided there before dark falls. Basic amenities are provided at the hill. Devotees are requested not to spoil the natural gifts in the hill.

There are two temples in the hill
·         Sri Sundara Mahalinga Swamy Temple and
·         Sri Santhana Mahalinga Swamy Temple

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