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Updated December 27th, 2023 at 15:13 IST

Arudhra darshan celebrated at Konerirajapuram Natarajar temple in Tamil Nadu – Watch

Devotees believe that the Nataraja form of Lord Shiva symbolizes the cosmic dance, representing the eternal cycle of creation and destruction.

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Arudhra Darshan Celebrated at Konerirajapuram Natarajar Temple in Tamil Nadu
Arudhra Darshan Celebrated at Konerirajapuram Natarajar Temple in Tamil Nadu | Image:ANI
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Early this morning, devotees and pilgrims gathered at the Konerirajapuram Natarajar Temple near Kuthalam in the Mayiladuthurai District of Tamil Nadu to celebrate the auspicious occasion of Arudhra Darshan.  

The highlight of the event was the breathtaking 8.5 feet tall Nataraja Idol, recognized as one of the tallest Nataraja statues globally. The celebration was captured and shared by the news agency ANI. 

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The centerpiece of the celebration was the remarkable Nataraja Idol, standing at an impressive height of 8.5 feet. This awe-inspiring statue is revered not only for its grandeur but also for its spiritual significance.  

Devotees believe that the Nataraja form of Lord Shiva symbolizes the cosmic dance, representing the eternal cycle of creation and destruction. 

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Arudhra Darshan is a sacred festival celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, particularly in the Tamil month of Margazhi (Sun, 17 Dec 2023 – Sun, 14 Jan 2024). The festival holds immense significance for devotees, as it marks the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva, known as the Ananda Tandava. 

Pilgrims from various parts of Tamil Nadu and beyond flocked to the Konerirajapuram Natarajar Temple to witness and participate in the divine celebration. 

Devotees shared their heartfelt experiences, expressing the joy and spiritual fulfillment they felt during the Arudhra Darshan celebration. The ambiance at the temple was filled with devotion, as pilgrims immersed themselves in prayers, rituals, and the divine aura surrounding the Nataraja Idol. 

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Published December 27th, 2023 at 15:13 IST

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