Avani Masam 2015, Aavani Month in Tamil calendar

Avani masam or Aavani month is 5th month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2015, Avani Masam begins on August 18 and ends on September 17.

It is one of the auspicious months for Tamil people.  Simha Sankramanam or Sun’s transition to Leo zodiac marks the beginning of Avani masam. It is also known as Simha masam in Solar calendar.

Avani Avittam is one of the major festivals in the month Avani. Tamil Brahmins change their sacred thread (Yagnopaveetham or Gayathri) on Avittam nakshatram day in Aavani month. Sundays in Avani month are dedicated to reciting prayers ‘Avani Gnayiru’.

Aavani Masam corresponds with Shravana Month & Bhadrapada Month in Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, and Gujarati Amavasyanth calendars and Bhadrapada month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Aavani coincides with Chinga month in Kerala calendar and Bhadra Month in Bengali calendar.

Festivals & Auspicious Days in Aavani Masam

18 August 2015 – Chaturthi Vratham, Naga Chaturthi (Aavani 1)

19 August 2015 – Garuda Panchami (Aavani 2)

20 August 2015 – Shashti Vratham (Aavani 3)

23 August 2015 – Vastu Day (Aavani 6)

26 August 2015 – Ekadashi Vratam (Aavani 9)

27 August 2015 – Pradosham (Aavani 10)

28 August 2015 – Shravana Vratam, Onam festival, Varalakshmi Vratham, Rig Upakarma, Natarajar Abhishekam (Aavani 11)

29 August 2015 – Rakshabandhan, Yajur Upakarma, Aavani Avittam, Paurnami Vratam (Aavani 12)

30 August 2015 – Gayatri Japam (Aavani 13)

1 September 2015 – Maha Sankashtahara Chaturthi (Aavani 15)

4 September 2015 – Krittikai Vratam (Aavani 18)

5 September 2015 – Gokulashtami (Aavani 19)

6 September 2015 – Sri Jayanti (Aavani 20)

9 September 2015 – Ekadashi Vratam (Aavani 23)

10 September 2015 – Pradosham (Aavani 24)

11 September 2015 – Monthly Shivaratri (Aavani 25)

12 September 2015 – Amavasyai (Aavani 26)

14 September 2015 – Chandra Darshanam (Aavani 28)

15 September 2015 – Samaveda Upakarma (Aavani 29)

16 September 2015 – Swarna Gauri Vratam (Aavani 30)

17 September 2015 – Vinayaka Chaturthi, Chaturthi Vratham, Shadasheeti Punyakalam (Aavani 31)

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