Thillai Nataraja Temple also known as Chidambaram Nataraja Swami temple is dedicated to Nataraja Swamy, the form of Lord Shiva as the lord of dance with his consort Parvati as Shivakama Sundari. This Nataraja Temple is located in Chidambaram District in Tamil Nadu, South India. This Nataraja Temple represents the Aksaha Kshetra among the Pancha Bootha Kshetras. It is considered one of the Mukthi Kshetras and also the Bhooloka Kailash. Lord Nataraja blesses every soul with abundant knowledge, wealth, and health.
Every year Arudra Darsana festival takes place from December 28, 2022, to January 06, 2023.
Thillai Nataraja Temple 2022 Arudhra Festival Schedule:
|28 December 2022||Wednesday||6:00 AM to 7:00 AM Dwajarohanam, Gold Silver Manjam Procession|
|29 December 2022||Thursday||Golden Suryaprabha Procession|
|30 December 2022||Friday||Silver Chandraprabha Procession|
|31 December 2022||Saturday||Silver Bootha Vahanam Procession|
|1 January 2023||Sunday||Silver Vrishaba Vahanam with Theruvadaichan(Sapparam)|
|2 January 2023||Monday||Silver Elephant Vahanam|
|3 January 2023||Tuesday||Golden Kailasa Vahanam|
|4 January 2023||Wednesday||Golden Chariot (Ratham) Procession of God Bhikshadanamoorthy, Jumping Horse Vahanam|
|5 January 2023||Thursday||Maharathotsavam, Laksharchana|
|6 January 2023||Friday||3:30 AM Raja Sabha, Mahabishekam, Raja Alangaram, Arudhra Darisanam with Ananda Thandavam.|