Historical Background in Thiruvannamalai District

  • A Ashok Kumar Assistant Professor in Humanities, Sathya College of Arts and Science, Kilvisharam, Melvisharam Post, Walaja Taluk, Vellore District , Tamil Nadu, India


Thiruvannamalai is one of the most venerated places in Tamil Nadu. It is a temple town and a major pilgrimage center in the State. The Annamalaiyar Temple is the most prominent landmark of Thiruvannamalai. In ancient times, the term "Annamalai" meant an inaccessible mountain. The word "Thiru" was prefixed to signify its greatness, and coupled with the two terms, is called Thiruvannamalai.

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Ashok Kumar, A. (2019). Historical Background in Thiruvannamalai District. Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, 6(3), 66-68. Retrieved from http://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/sijash/article/view/283