Tuesday, 2 December 2014

ROUTE TO THE KALLAR ASHRAM

Tavayogi Thangarasan Adigal will host the Annual Guru Puja and Jayanthi celebrations at his ashram the Sri Agathiyar Gnana Peedham at Kallar on 7 and 8 January 2015. The highlight of this two day event is the lighting o the sacrificial fire or yagam, a total of 108 fire pits or kundam.

Invitation to the Guru Puja in January of 2015
Mathi at Kallar train station
Mathi at the entrance to Kallar ashram
Accommodations at Kallar
Dining Hall
Dining Hall cum multi purpose area
Bhajan in session
Tavayogi & Mataji addressing the devotees
Devotees helping themselves to food
Dining Hall
Devotees line up to receive the blessings of Tavayogi

Devotees heading for Kallar to participate in the celebrations will find the following bus and train guide useful to reach the ashram. Mataji Sarojini Ammaiyaar made this guide available for devotees.

Bus Routes

If taking the bus from Chennai:
Chennai >Coimbatore>Mettupalaiyam>take bus to Coonor/Ooty (ask the bus conductor to drop you at the 9th kilometer, Turipaalam stop).

If taking the travels bus (direct) from Chennai:
Chennai>Mettupalaiyam> take bus to Coonor/Ooty (ask the bus conductor to drop you at the 9th kilometer, Turipaalam stop).

If taking the bus from Salem:
Salem>Erode>Mettupalaiyam>take bus to Coonor/Ooty (ask the bus conductor to drop you at the 9th kilometer, Turipaalam stop).

If taking the bus from Bangalore
Bangalore>Coimbatore>Mettupaliyam>take bus to Coonor/Ooty (ask the bus conductor to drop you at the 9th kilometer, Turipaalam stop).

Available buses: Pravin Travels; KDN Travels; Garuda Travels (Private Express Travel buses) and SCTC (Government buses)

Train Routes

From Bangalore:
Bangalore>Coimbatore (Coimbatore Junction station/Korai)>Mettupalaiyam

By Air

On arrival at Trichy airport:
Trichy>Tirupor>Metupalaiyam>take bus to Coonor/Ooty (ask the bus conductor to drop you at the 9th kilometer, Turipaalam stop).

Lodging

For those who plan to stay overnight, can find accommodations at :

The Kallar ashram; Lodges: Kallar Cottage; Sathya Hotel and other Hotels in and around Mettupalaiyam.

Kallar train station
Kallar Ashram
Kallar Ashram

108 yagams conducted by the devotees themselves
Tavayogi preparing for the Pournami Yagam

4 comments:

  1. Excellent Looking forward to participating and receiving blessings

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  2. ayya i want visit your ashramam.and need your contact mobile number

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  3. vanakkam.. will there be any spl poojai / yagam for coming chitra pournami April 30th 2018.? planning to visit and thought visiting on spl day would make my trip memorable

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