Adi Perukku (Aadi Perukku, Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettu) is one of the popular festivals of Tamil Nadu. In 2016, Adi Perukku date is August 2.
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 expecially Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.
In 2015, Adi Perukku date was August 3.
In 2014, Adi Perukku date was August 3.
In 2013, Adi Perukku date was August 3.
Adi Perukku 2012 date was August 2.