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I was going to be in Tiruvannamalai for two weeks at the beginning of 2018. So I searched online for a guide to help me see things I might not find on my own.
Initially I just booked the Lingams tour to see how it...More
Meeting Ashok was a blessing to me, the best that can happen to me during my short visit of Tiruvannamalai in March 2018. Usually, I travel in solo and with no guide. But this time, I wanted to climb the holly mountain Arunachalam, and it...More
Ashok is an extraordinary and shamanic guy. He says he does not belong to any religion but to nature, and that is how we experienced him. He is sensitive in guiding meditations, and he has great knowledge about the places and traditions around Arunachala and...More
Ashok Kumar is an unusually gifted young man rooted in the culture and spiritual heritage of Tiruvannamalai. As an artist, poet and song writer he channels the spirit of this extraordinary place. His knowledge of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain traditions was impressive - I was...More
During my visit to Tiruvannamalai I booked 3 tours with Ashok a short time in advance, but he was however very flexible and available to my needs.
He is a young man kindly, precise and very expert of places he shows me.
Unexpectedly I discovered...More
Awesome guides for going up the mountain. Tiruvannamalai is a beautiful, powerful spot in India. I highly recommend going. Do the hike up Shiva mountain with Ashok, he was phenomenal. Great time, great place, great people.
I decided to contact Ashok after seeing positive reviews in Tripadvisor. Very happy to report that his services are exemplary and that i was thoroughly impressed. It was my first trip to Tiruvannamalai and i wanted to ascend the holy hill with an experienced tour...More
I contacted Ashok on short notice because I was only for two days in Tiruvannamalai. He was very welcoming and offered me the temple tour early in the morning - the time most locals visit the temple for prayers before breakfast - awesome experience! He...More