Thiruvathirai or Thiruvathira or Arudhra Darisanam (Malayalam: തിരുവാതിര, Tamil: திருவாதிரை) is a Hindu festival celebrated in the South Indianstates of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.[1][2][3] Thiruvathirai(Arudhra) in Tamil means "sacred big wave", using which this universe was created by Lord Shiva about 132 trillion years ago. Chidambaram[4] in Tamil Nadu, the Sri Natarajar temple's annual Festival,[5] is celebrated on this date. In the month of Makaram Thiruvathira Star is celebrated in Mathira Peedika Devi Temple, owned by Thiruvithamcore Devaswom Board, near Kadakkal in Kollam District of Kerala state.Thiruvathira has a connection with lord moon.