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In Indian mythology, the entire universe is looked at as the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva . Lord Nataraja's Ananda Thandavam which is nothing but the combination of sage Bharatha's Natya sastra and sage Pathanjali's yoga sastra signifies the three basic divine functions of creation, protection and destruction.Natyanjali is a festival of dance conducted in Shiva temples. It provides an opportunity for the artists to offer their salutations to Lord Shiva .This festival of dance usually falls to coincide with the Shivaratri Day. The Natyanjali festival in Tamil Nadu started in the famous Nataraja temple in Chidambaram almost half a century ago and slowly spread to other temples in Kumbakonam and Thanjavur. During the past decade, a concerted effort was made to conduct this festival in smaller but ancient temples too. Read more →
Marudha Natyanjali Live Telecast - 24th February 2017
The Trustees of Marudha Natyanjali Trust have immense pleasure in inviting you to 6th Marudha Natyanjali Bharthanayam Dance Festival on Mahashivaratri day at Arulmigu Mahalinga Swami Temple premises, Tiruvidaimarudur on the 24th February 2017. 5pm onwards ...