Saturday, July 26, 2008


There are various meanings going round for this word. One is ANNA meaning high. But I am giving here the correct meaning.

Thiru is used in all Tamil names meaning Shri. Thiru-aruna-malai became Thiruvannamalai. Aruna means red.which is the colour of the rising sun. malai means mountain. This mountain viewed from a distance looks red. This has been formed by a volcanic eruption.

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