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Jyoti

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Parvati Hill
« on: July 01, 2011, 05:07:19 AM »
Arunachala was created when Shiva manifested himself as giantic Lingam.
But what is the origin of Parvati Hill?

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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2011, 12:06:32 PM »


Dear Jyoti,

Where is this Parvati Hill. Do you mean Parvatha Malai which is away
from Tiruvannamalai. In Arunachala itself one can see five peaks,
which represent Siva, Parvati, Vinayaka, Skanda and Nandi, the Bull.



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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2011, 07:50:10 PM »
Parvati Hill is marked on this map:

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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2011, 08:29:56 PM »


Dear Jyoti,

I am not able to track down this Parvati Hill in the big  map published
by Sri Ramanasramam.



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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2011, 05:00:11 AM »
Here is a photo of that hill.

I found it here.
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This view of Arunachala shows the main peak and the two peaks of Parvathi hill forming the face and the lotus of Sarawsthi and the Great Northern Spur represents the Peacock.

On the richardarunachala site I found an article about the creation of a path to Parvati hill.

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As you can see, this will open up much more of the area near Parvati Hill, and allow access to the Hill itself. We think this will be much appreciated by those who love Arunachala, and use the Inner Path as a way to imbibe the peace of Arunachala. 



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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2011, 12:31:28 PM »


Dear Jyoti,

I see. This must be in the inner girivalam route. I can obtain only
more details from Asramam authorities.



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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2012, 07:54:20 PM »
Dear Mr. Subramanian,

Did the ashram authorities give you any more details about Parvati hill?

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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2012, 12:35:34 PM »
Dear Jyoti,

I did not check up with Asramam people. But from a newly published book titled Ramana's Arunachala, a book detailing
many aspects of the Hill and also the Big Temple, says that Parvati Hill can be seen while going in the forest path of
girivalam and one would see it to one's left after some 5 kms of walk. It is a hill within the Hill, almost near to the valley
that can be seen while doing pradakshina in the forest route.

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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2012, 05:34:23 PM »
Dear Mr. Subramanian,

Is this hill a manifestation of Parvati doing penance?

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Re: Parvati Hill
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2012, 05:43:43 PM »
Dear Jyoti,

Parvati did penance to become half the form of Siva, Ardhanari. That is the purpose  behind her tapas. Perhaps,
later some kings and bhaktas might have named the hill as Parvati Hill, as a mark of respect for her.

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