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 2020, Arudra Darshan date is January 10 and December 30.
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.
Panchang, 10 January 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:54
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:35 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 24:50*
Nakshatra Ardra – 14:48
Yoga Indra – 16:47
Karana Bava – 24:50*
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 11:14 – 12:34
Gulika Kalam: 08:34 – 09:54
Yama Gandam: 15:14 – 16:34
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna
Abhijit: 12:12 – 12:55
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 26:09* – 27:40*
Durmuhurthams: 12:55 – 13:38
Arudra Darshan in Previous Years
In 2018, Arudra Darshan date is January 2 and December 23.
In 2017, Arudra Darshan date was January 11.