Thiruvathirai Kali | Arudra Darshanam Naivedyam for Lord Nataraja

Thiruvathirai Kali is a delicious food item, prepared using Jaggery, and it would be offered to Lord Nataraja in the Shiva temples, during the time of Arudra Darshanam Festival, and it would be later offered to the devotees. This Kali is made out of Rice, jaggery, dal and coconut. In Chidambaram, Thiruvalangadu and Srisailam Temples, […]

Thiruvathirai and Lord Shiva

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Thiruvathirai is one of the 27 star goddesses and she is the consort of Lord Chandra Bhagavan, and she is situated far away from the earth.Devotees would worship Lord Shiva in the famous Shiva Temples like Chidambaram Nataraja Temple and Thiruvalangadu Shiva Temple during Margazhi month, on the Thiruvadirai festival day. During the time of […]

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.┬áIn many temples of Tamil Nadu, Arudra Darisanam is […]

Arudrothsavam at Srisailam Temple

Arudrothsavam is an important festival at Srisailam Temple. It is observed on the Arudra Nakshatram in Dhanurmasam as per Telugu calendar. In 2017, Arudrotsavam date is January 11. As Arudra is the Janma Nakshatram (birth star constellation) of Lord Shiva, Arudrotsavam has greater significance. Arudra is the birth Star of God Siva. In Dhanurmasam on […]

Arudra Darshan, 28 December 2012: Thiruvathirai Festival

Today, 28 December 2012 is Arudra Darshan, Arudra Darshanam, Thiruvathirai festival in Tamil Nadu. It falls on Thiruvadirai Nakshatra in Margazhi Month, mostly on Pournami tithi. Arudra Darshanam is celebrated with utmost gusto in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswar Kovil, Chidambaram Natarajar Swamy Koil and Uthirakosamangai Shiva Temple in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. 10-day temple festival is […]