On the morning after the lighting of the Mahadeepam, the Gods perform girivalam of the Arunachala Hillround roadway. There are only two times the Gods perform such a girivalam; the first time in the calendar year is during the Thiruvoodal Festival, and the second time is during the Arunachala Karthigai Deepam Festival . . . always in the morning of the 11th day i.e. day after lighting of the Arunachala Mahadeepam.
|Panchamoorties going through the streets of Tiruvannamalai|
|The Gods constantly stop to receive their devotees and for aarti to be performed|
|The Panchamoorties are pulled around the 14km Girivalam roadway, stopping frequently|
|The idols stopping outside the gates of Ramanashram|