Karthigai Masam 2017 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2017, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 15. This month, Karthigai, got its name from the Tamil star ‘Krithiga. Karthikai masam is the favorite month for Lord Muruga, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu as per the Tamil beliefs. […]

Pavai Nonbu 2017-2018 | Margazhi Nombu, Margali Nombu

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Pavai Nombu (Margazhi Nombu) is a month-long vrata observed during the Tamil month of Margazhi or Margali masam. In 2017- 2018, Pavai Nombu starts on December 16, 2017 & ends on January 13, 2018. Mainly the Nombu is for kanyas or virgin girls who want to get good husbands and pleasant married life. It is […]

Margazhi Masam 2017-2018 | Margali Month in Tamil Calendar

Margazhi masam or Margali masam or Margali maasa is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2017-2018, Margazhi month starts on 16 December 2017 and ends on 13 January 2018. Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas are performed. […]

Aippasi Masam 2017 | Aippasi Month in Tamil Calendar

Aippasi Masam or Aippasi month is seventh month in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, and Tamil influenced places in Sri Lanka. Aippasi Masam 2017 starts on 18 October and ends on 16 November. Aippasi month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Murugan. Skanda Sashti and Deepavali are the important festivals celebrated in […]

Purattasi 2017 | Purattasi Masam 2017 (Purattasi Month) dates

Purattasi (Purattasi Masam, Purattasi month) is one of the auspicious months in Tamil calendar. In 2017, Purattasi masam starts on September 17 and ends on October 17 as per traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Purattasi coincides with Ashwin month of North Indian Hindi calendar and Ashwayuja masam of Telugu and Kannda calendars. […]

Avani Masam 2017 | Aavani Month in Tamil calendar

Avani masam or Aavani month is 5th month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2017, Avani Masam begins on August 17 and ends on September 16. 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 […]

Festivals in Aadi Masam 2017 | Aadi Pandigai

Here is the list of Festivals in Aadi Masam 2017 (Aadi Pandigai).. In 2017, Aadi masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16. Apart from Aadi Velli (Aadi Fridays) and Aadi Chevvai (Aadi Tuesdays), there are many more important auspicious days in Aadi Masam.. The word ‘Aadi’ is originated from the Sanskrit word ‘Aashadi’. […]

Adi Perukku 2017 | Aadi Perukku (Padinettam Perukku)

Adi Perukku (Aadi Perukku, Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettu) is one of the popular festivals of Tamil Nadu. In 2017, 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 […]

Aadi Krithigai 2017 (Aadi Karthigai) | Festival dedicated to Lord Muruga

Aadi Karthigai (Aadi Krithiga), is an important festival dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is celebrated on Krithigai nakshatra day in Aadi month of Tamil calendar. The Skanda Purana describes the legend associated with Aadi Karthigai. Aadi Karthigai 2017 (Aadi Krithiga 2017) date is August 15. There is one more Krithiga Nakshatram in Aadi Masam (July […]

Aani Thirumanjanam 2017 | Aani Uthiram

Aani Thirumanjanam, also known as Aani Uthiram or Ani Uthram, is the most important festival celebrated during Aani month in Tamil Nadu. In 2017, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date is June 30. The festival is dedicated to Lord Nataraja (Shiva) and celebrated with utmost fervor in Chidambaram Nataraja Temple. It is believed that in […]