Arudra Darshan (Arudra Darisanam) is an auspicious event celebrated in Margali Masam.
Arudra Darshan, Arudra Darisanam, is a festival dedicated to the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva (Shiva Tandava). The dancing form of Shiva is known as Natarajar Swamy. In 2021, Arudra Darshan date is December 20.
Arudra Darshan festival is celebrated on Thiruvathira nakshatram (Arudra Nakshatram) in Margali Month (Margazhi Masam) of Tamil calendar.
It is celebrated among huge devotee-base in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwar Temple and Chidambaram Natarajar Swamy Temple. In Thiruvannamalai, Tiruvoodal festival commemorates the quarrel between Annamalaiyaar and Unnamulai Amman.
Arudra Darisnam festival is also known as Thiruvadirai or Thiruvathirai festival in other places of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Apart from Chidambaram Sri Nararajar Swamy Temple and Thiruvannamalai Arunachala Temple, Aaruthra Dharishanam is celebrated with utmost pomp and gaiety in Tamil Nadu Temples – Arulmigu Agora Veerabadra Swamy Temple , Hanumanthapuram; Arulmigu Manthiragiri Velauythaswami Temple, Senjerimalai, Senjerimalai; Arulmigu Viswarar Temple, Agragarasamasulam; Arulmigu Iramanathe Eswarar Temple, Ottarpalayam; Arulmigu Sukreeswarar Temple, Sarkar Periyapalayam; Arulmigu Abathsagayeswaraswamy Temple, Alangudi; Arulmigu Koonandar Temple, Manakarai; Arulmigu Margasagayaswamy Temple, Moovalur, Mayiladuthurai; Arulmigu Soleeswarar Temple, Vikramangalam; Arulmigu Mayuranathar Swamy Temple, Tirunelveli Town, Tirunelveli Town, Tirunelveli.
Panchang, 20 December 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:47 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:29 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 06:24 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 07:40 AM
Tithi : Pratipada upto 12:36 PM Dwitiya
Nakshatra : Ardra upto 07:46 PM Punarvasu
Yoga : Shukla upto 10:59 AM Brahma
Karana : Kaulava upto 12:36 PM Taitila upto 01:47 AM, Dec 21 Garaja
Weekday : Somawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Pausha – Purnimanta Margashirsha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:46 AM to 12:29 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:34 AM to 10:21 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 08:07 AM to 09:27 AM
Yamaganda : 10:48 AM to 12:08 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:28 PM to 02:49 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:29 PM to 01:12 PM 02:38 PM to 03:21 PM
Arudra Darshan in Previous Years
In 2020, Arudra Darshan date is January 10 and December 30.
In 2018, Arudra Darshan date is January 2 and December 23.
In 2017, Arudra Darshan date was January 11.