Six Mahabhishekas at Chidambaram Nataraja Swamy Temple

Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

Six Mahabhishekas at Chidambaram Nataraja Swamy Temple are the famous festivals / utsavams held at Chidamabaram Thillai Natarajaswamy Temple. Chidambaram is one of the five holiest Shiva temples, each representing one of the five natural elements; Chidambaram represents akasha (aether). The other four temples in this category are: Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeswara, Trichy (water), Kanchi Ekambareswara (earth) […]

Arudra Darshan, 23 December 2018 | Arudra Darisanam

Shiva as Ugra Raudra Samhara murthi

December 23, 2018 is Arudra Darshan, Arudra Darisanam, Thiruvathira festival in Tamil Nadu. It falls on Thiruvadirai Nakshatra in Margazhi Month, mostly during Pournami tithi. This year, Arudra Darshan is taking place a day after Margazhi Pournami. Arudra Darshanam is celebrated with utmost gusto in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswar Kovil, Chidambaram Natarajar Swamy Koil and Uthirakosamangai Shiva […]

Arudra Darshan 2018 | Aruthra Darshanam

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 Festival 2018 | Thiruvathirai in Dhanu Month in Kerala

Thiruvathira Festival is an important celebration in Kerala. In 2018, Thiruvathira festival date is January 2 & December 23. Also known as Arudra Darisanam, this festival falls on Thiruvathira Nakshatram day in Dhanu Month of Malayalam calendar. On the same day in Tamil Nadu, Arudra Darisanam is celebrated. It is the special day for Shiva […]

Arudra Darisanam | Aarudhra Dharsanam

Shiva Tandavam Arudra Darshan

Arudra Darisanam, Arudra Darshan festival, is celebrated on Thiruvathirai Nakshatram day in Margazhi month in Tamil calendar. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. During this festival, Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of Nataraja. As per the beliefs, Natarajar Swamy performs cosmic dance on this day. In many temples of Tamil Nadu, Arudra Darisanam is […]

Ramana Maharshi Jayanti | Birth Anniversary of Sri Ramana Maharshi

Sri Ramana Maharshi

Sri Ramana Maharshi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Sri Ramana Maharshi, is held on Arudra Darisanam day in Thiruvannamalai Sri Ramana Ashram in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Ramana Maharshi Jayanti date is January 2. In Gregorian English calendar, Ramana Jayanti date is December 30, 2017. In 2017, the 138th Jayanti of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi […]

Schedule of Arudra Darisanam 2020 at Chidambaram Natarajar Temple

Schedule of Arudra Darisanam 2020 at Chidambaram Natarajar Temple, Arudra Darisanam 2020 timetable at Chidambaram Natarajaswamy Temple, Tamil Nadu. Chidambaram is one of the five holiest Shiva temples, each representing one of the five natural elements; Chidambaram represents Akasha (aether). The other four temples in this category are: Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeswara, Trichy (water), Kanchi Ekambareswara (earth) […]

Thiruvempaavai 2017-2018 | Tiruvempavai in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara Temple

Thiruvempaavai or Tiruvempavai is a ten day puja dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2017-2018, 10-day Thiruvempavai ends on January 2, 2018 with Thiruvadirai Nombu (Arudra Darisanam). To celebrate the event, devotees throng to the temple of Arunachaleshwara swamy in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, to sing Thiruvempaavai. It is a part of Thiruvaasagam composed in Tiruvannamali during […]

Arudra Darisanam 2012, Arudra Darshan at Thiruvannamalai Temple in Margazhi Masam

Thiruvannamalai temple

Arudra Darisanam or Arudra Darshan, also known as Thiruvathira festival, in the Tamil month of Margazhi or Margali masam is a celebration of the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva. Arudra Darisanam 2012 or Arudra Darshan festival 2012 date is January 8 & December 28. Click here for Arudra Darshanam 2013 date. Tiruvoodal festival commemorates the […]

Thiruvathira Festival, Arudra Darisanam, 8 January 2012

Today, 8 January 2012 is Thiruvathira festival or Arudra Darisanam. It falls in Ardra Nakshatra (Thiruvathirai star) day in Margali Masam in Tamil calendar & Dhanu Masam in Malayalam Calendar. Arudra Darisanam is celebrated with utmost fervor in all Shiva Temples in Tamil Nadu. Thiruvathira festival is women festival in Kerala. In Thiruvannamalai Arunachala Temple, […]