(Last Updated on : 30-11-2015)
The temples of Chidambaram keep celebrating various festivals all around the year.
Some of them are discussed here:
Arudhra Darshan in the month of December to January.
Aani Thirumanjanam in June.
10-day Panguni Uthiram festival in March to April.
The Department of Tourism, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and Natyanjali Trust in Chidambaram jointly organise this festival of temples in Chidambaram. It is generally celebrated in February and opens on the Maha Sivarathri Day.
During the festival, prominent dancers of India perform their dance and offer it to the cosmic dancer Nataraja
in the vicinity of his sanctum sanctorum. The festival is a unique tourist attraction. All the dances of India, both classical and modern are performed at that time.