2 August 2016 is Aadi Perukku (Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettu). It is one of the famous festivals of Tamil Nadu.
It is observed on the 18th day of Aadi month. This festival is celebrated on eighteenth day of Aadi masam in Tamil calendar.
Aadi Perukku festival is celebrated mainly by women in Cauvery delta region. Women celebrate this festival to honor nature.
Celebrations may include the exchange of delicious ‘Chitrannam’ (fried rice) among the womenfolk. It also marks the beginning of rice cultivation along the banks of Cauvery River.
Aadi Perukku is celebrated with utmost devotion in all temples of Tamil Nadu especially Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.
Panchangam, Aadi Perukku – 2 August 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:01 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:04
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)00:00 Chandrastama (Moonset)18:41
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Amavasya – 26:14*
Nakshatra Pushya – 25:52*
Yoga Siddhi – 25:33*
Karana Nagava – 26:14*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 15:48 – 17:26
Gulika Kalam: 12:33 – 14:10
Yama Gandam: 09:17 – 10:55
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 19:33 – 21:08
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 10:03 – 11:38
Durmuhurthams: 23:27 – 24:11*