Sathuragiri Hills or Chathuragiri otherwise known as ‘ SUNDARA MAHALINGAM ‘ situated 10 km from Watrap (Wathirairuppu) near Srivilliputhur.
Sathuragiri also known as the Abode of God or Mahalingam Hill. These hills also called as “Siddargal boomi” because of the ancient 18 Siddhas used to live here. And perform rituals to the God. It is believed that Siddhars still worship Lord Shiva.
Aadi Amavasya, the New Moon Day that falls in the Tamil month of Aadi (July–August). Aadi Amavasya is one among the three most powerful New Moon days to offer Tarpanam (ancestral ritual). This ritual honor our ancestors and receive their eternal blessings.
Live Map of the Offline Map provided in the application
The Aadi Amavasya festival held between August 9 and 12. Devotees trek approximately six kilometres inside the forest from Thaniparai to reach the hill temples.
Sathuragiri feature got a lot of attraction from the public. The public has to connect with WiFi Router and use the sathuragiri feature in the app. It contains information such as history of the temple, locate parking lots, emergency helpline numbers, size of the crowd on the hills. And it also have details of medical facilities, drinking water and food locations in a map. Police Department will be able to file the missing person and give announcements to the public.
Launched in December 2017, Madurai Kavalan app specially built for Madurai district people. The application features such as locked home monitoring system, E-compliant portal, Madurai Police stations and officers details for Madurai people. So far 5000+ responses came through the LMHS- Locked Home Monitoring System, feature in the app.
Previously during chithrai festival public were able to locate the Lord Alagar procession from Alagar kovil to Madurai and back using the TRACK ALAGAR feature.