The Natarajar Sabha, also known as the Mukti Mandapam, is where the dancing Lord Shiva bestowed Parasara Muni with the vision of His cosmic dance (Sivathandavam). So, the Sivathandavam dance of Lord Shiva is also known as Mukti Thandavam, in this temple. The water bodies in this temple are called Agni theertham and Parasara theertham and the sacred tree in the temple is called Palasa Maram.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.