Chithirai Pournami, Full Moon in Chithirai Masam

Chithirai Pournami is the Full Moon day in Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar. In 2014, Chithirai Pournami date is April 14/15. Paurnami begins at 1.43 PM on 14th April and ends at 1.49 PM on April 15.

It is a very auspicious day as per Tamil Panjangam. In many temples like Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Thiruvannamalai Arunachala Temple, Chidambaram Natarajar Swamy Temple, etc.. grand rituals and pujas are observed.

In Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Chithirai festival is held during Pournami day. On this day, ‘Sri Kallazhagar or Kallalagar Vaigai Aatril Ezhuntharural’ is performed.

Chitra Pournami Girivalam at Thiruvannamalai temple is an auspicious event. More than a million devotees visit the temple and perform Girivalam on Chithra Purnima.

In 2014, Chithirai Pournami coincides with Chaitra Purnima in other Hindu calendars followed in North India, Guajrat, Maharashtra, Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh. As per Kerala Malayalam Calendar, it is Meda Maasa Paurnami. And in Bengali Panjika, it is Baisakh Pournami.

Chithirai Pournami Daily Panchangam, 14 April 2014

Sun Rise 06:06 Sun Sets 18:47
Moon Rise 18:02 Moon Sets 05:16

Today’s Panchangam
Tithi Sukla Chaturdasi Ends at 13:05
Vaara Somavara
Nakshatram Hasta Ends at 22:35
Vishti (Bhadra) Karana Ends at 25:10Vanija Karana Ends at 13:05
Vyaghata Yogam Ends at 21:32

Calendar
North Indian Hindi calendar – Chaitra Month (Purnimant)

Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu Calendar – Chaitra Masam (Amavasyant)

Malayalam calendar – Medam Month

Tamil Calendar – Chithirai Masam

Bengali Panjika – Boishakh Month

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 15:56 – 17:36 Duration: 01:39
Abhijit: 12:02:30 – 12:50:30

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 06:46 – 08:25 Duration: 01:39
Varjyam Kalam 29:27 – 31:05 Duration: 01:37
Rahu Kalam: 07:41:07 – 09:16:15
Gulika Kalam: 14:01:37 – 15:36:45
Yama Gandam: 10:51:22 – 12:26:30
Durmuhurthams: 12:51:52 – 13:42:36
Durmuhurthams: 15:24:04 – 16:14:48

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