Begins on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivarathri, the spectacular Natyanjali Dance Festival is remarkable for its serenity and uniqueness of the devotion of the dancers dedicating their ‘Dance’ (Natya) as ‘Offering’ (Anjali) to the Lord of Dance, Lord Nataraja. This year the Natyanjali Dance Festival will be held from 19th February 2020 to 23rd February 2020 at the famous Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram.
The Arudhra Darisanam or the Thiruvathirai vrata is one of the major festivals in all Shiva temples celebrated annually during the day of Makaram-Thiruvadhirai star in the Tamil month of Margazhi. The Arudhra Dharisanam is celebrated in a grand manner in 5 Sabhas of Lord Shiva in Tamilnadu. This auspicious day usually falls between the months of December and January and this year 2020, the Arudhra Dharshan is going to be celebrated on 10th January 2020.