Arudra Darshan 2018 | Aruthra Darshanam

Lord Shiva as Chandrashekhara

Lord Shiva as Chandrashekhara

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 2018, Arudra Darshan date is January 2 and December 23.

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.

In 2017, Arudra Darshan date was January 11.

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  1. Ramarao says:

    I would be celebrating Datta Jayanti 2018 in Pithapuram Sripada Vallabha Mandiram in Andhra Pradesh

  2. Murugesan says:

    In 2018, Arudra Darshanam i and my family will be in Chidambaram Natarajar swamy temple. I will return from USA just a few days before arudra darshanam in 2018.

  3. aasha says:

    i need some pics or videos of aarudha dharshan 2018 chidhambaram

  4. Vaithiyanathaswami Kamala B says:

    THank you for the great news. It will be helpful if it is published on the appropriate time