Six Mahabhishekas at Chidambaram Sri Nataraja Swamy Temple are the famous festivals / utsavams celebrated 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), Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeswara, Trichy (water), Kanchi Ekambareswara (earth) Kanchipuram, Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswara (fire), Thiruvanna malai and Sri Kalahasteeswara temple (wind), Sri Kalahasti.
The 6 Mahabhishekas of Chidambaram Temple are – Chithirai Onam, Aani Thirumanjanam, Aavani Chaturdashi, Purattasi Chaturdashi, Aardhraa Abhishekam during Arudra Darisanam and Maasi Chaturdashi.
2021 Chidambaram Nataraja Swamy Temple 6 Mahaabhishekas Dates:
The following are dates of Maha Abhishekas performed at Chidambaram Sri Nataraja Swamy temple.
May 3, 2021 – Monday – Chithirai Onam, Kanaka Sabhai, 6:00 PM
July 15, 2021 – Thursday – Aani Thirumanjanam, Raja Sabhai, 3:30 AM
August 8, 2021 – Saturday – Aavani Chaturdashi, Kanaka Sabhai, 6:00 PM
September 9, 2021 – Sunday – Purattasi Chaturdashi, Kanaka Sabhai, 6:00 PM
December 20, 2021 – Monday – Aardhraa Abhishekam, Raja Sabhai, 3:30 AM
February 2, 2022 – Tuesday – Maasi Chaturdashi, Kanaka Sabhai, 6:00 AM