Chinga Masam 2017 | Chingam Month in Malayalam Calendar

Chinga Masam or Chingam Month is the first month in traditional Malayalam calendar of Kerala. In 2015, Chinga Masam starts on August 17 and ends on 16 September. Malayalam calendar or Kolla Varsham begins on Chingam 1 or the first day of the Chingam month. Chingam month 1 marks the beginning of Kolla Varsham 1193 (Malayalam […]

Karkidaka Kanji – Ingredients, Method of Preparation

Karkidaka Kanji – Ingredients, Method of Preparation.. Karkadika Kanji is a recipe made exclusively in Kerala during Karkidaka Masam to get rid of unhealthy conditions that may occur during the rainy season of Karkidaka Masam (July-August) and Chinga Masam (August-September) in Malayalam calendar. Here is the list of ingredients needed for Karkidaka Kanji 1. Malli […]

Karkidaka Masam 2017 | Karkidakam Month 2017

Karkidaka masam (Karikidakam month / Ramayana Masam) is the last and 12th month in Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2017, Karkidaka Masam starts on July 17 and ends on August 16. Karkidakam month is dedicated to dead ancestors during when Shraddh ritual or pitru tharpan are offered to them. It marks the Sun’s transition […]

Nalambala Darshanam in Ramayana Masam (Karkidaka Masam)

Nalambala Darshanam is an auspicious pilgrimage observed during Ramayana Masam (Karkidaka Masam). Nalambala Darshanam is the collective pilgrimage of four temples – The four temples dedicated to the brothers Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shathrughna, located in Ramapuram, Koodappulam, Amanakara, and Methiri respectively, are perfect for this as they are not more than four kilometres apart […]

Ramayana Masam 2017 begins in Malayalam calendar of Kerala

Karkidaka masam or Karkadika month, also known as Ramayana masam, begins on July 17, 2017 as per traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Karkidaka masam is the last month in Kerala and it marks the ending of Kollavarsham 2016-2017 and Chingam Month 1 marks the beginning of Kollavarsham 2017-2018. During this month no auspicious events […]

Karkadika Vavu Bali 2017 | Karkidaka Vavubali in Kerala

Karkadika Vavubali or Karkidaka Vavu Bali is an important ritual performed in Kerala to pay honor to forefathers or dead ancestors. In 2017, Karkidaka Vavubali date is July 23. It is observed on Amavasya in Karkadika masam or Karkidakam month (July – August). Tamil people observe the ritual with the name of Aadi Amavasi or […]

Mithunam Month 2017 (Mithuna Masam 2017) in Kerala calendar

Mithunam Month or Mithuna masam is the 11th month in traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2017, Mithunam masam begins on 15 June and ends on 16 July. Mithuna Sankranti marks the beginning of Mithuna month. There is no major Malayalam festival is celebrated in the month of Midhuna. But some temple festivals (Poorams) […]

Edavam Month 2017 in Malayalam Calendar | Edavam Masam in Kerala

Edavam month or Edavam masam is the 10th month in traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2017, Edavam month begins on May 15 and ends on June 14. The first day of Edavam month signifies the Sun’s transition into Edavam Raasi (Vrishabha Rasi or Taurus zodiac). Vrishabha Sankranti also marks the beginning of Vrushabha […]