Aadi Masam 2013, Aadi Month 2013 dates in Tamil Calendar

Aadi masam or Aadi month is the fourth month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2013, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16.

Aadi month begins on Karkadaka Sankranti or Karka Sankramana day when Sun transits to Karkataka Rashi or Cancer zodiac from Mithuna Rashi or Gemini zodiac.

Aadi month in 2013 corresponds with Ashada maas and Shravan maas in North India Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangam) and other Amavasyant Panchanga systems – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. It coincides with Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam calendar and Shraban Month in Bengali Panjika.

Aadi Krithigai or Aadi Karthigai and Aadi Pooram are the major festival celebrated in Tamil month of Aadi in Tamil Nadu. Aadi Perukku, Aadi Amavasai, and Aadi Laksharchana are the auspicious rituals observed in Palani temple during Aadi masam.

Next month in Tamil calendar is Avani month.

Read here about the significance, importance, fears, myths, doubts about Aadi masam.

Aadi Masam 2012 dates – begins on July 17 and ends on August 17.

Aadi masam in 2011 dates – was from July 17 to 16th August.

70 Comments

  1. Hey U, XXX!! Watch out with your words! Are u depending on your rental’s income to paid and give your wife to eat?? come on! use your sense, buds! Don’t simply blame on rituals because of your stupidity!!

  2. Hi whoever it is, every human has their own beliefs. For others it might seen like a superstition. Hindus have their own beliefs and rituals. We cannot deny one’s beliefs and end up their beliefs saying superstitions.

  3. These people and their superstitions. i’ve recently changed my home and my previous home owner is NOT PAYING UP MY ADVANCE TO THE HOME RENT on the excuse that it is aadi month. how stupid it that?? Because of this on stupid reason, my honeymoon got cancelled!!! my bike loan got screwed!! AND MY WIFE LEFT ME!!! blast you !! you stupid people and your calendars, superstitions and aadi months etc!!!

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