Chithirai Pournami, Full Moon in Chithirai Masam

Chithirai Pournami is the Full Moon day in Chithirai Masam in Tamil Calendar. In 2015, Chithirai Pournami date is May 3. Paurnami begins at 7.59 AM on May 3 and ends at 9.11 AM on May 4th.

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 2015, Chithirai Pournami coincides with Vaishakha 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.

Panchangam, Chithirai Pournami – 3 May 2015

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:51
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 18:18 Chandrastama (Moonset) 00:00

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturdashi – 07:59
Nakshatra Chitra – 08:44
Yoga Siddhi – 23:47
Karana Vishti – 20:39

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Vaisaakha
Amavasyanta Month Vaisaakha
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 17:14 – 18:51
Gulika Kalam: 15:37 – 17:14
Yama Gandam: 12:23 – 14:00

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mesha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 25:04* – 26:47*
Abhijit: 11:58 – 12:49

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 14:45 – 16:28
Durmuhurthams: 17:08 – 17:59

Leave a Comment.

11 Comments

  1. is it safe to born baby on pournami date in Andhra Pradesh?

    By Sitanshu at August 17, 2013 at 8:37 pm
  2. full moon june 2o13 prayer significance ritual tamil

    By Shreemayi at June 22, 2013 at 8:43 am
  3. when will full moon be on chithirai pournami

    By Shatakshi at April 25, 2013 at 6:09 pm
  4. recent images of kallalagar function 2013 25th april

    By Atula at April 25, 2013 at 1:39 pm
  5. what are the rituals for full moon of chitirai

    By Suprakash at April 24, 2013 at 10:41 pm
  6. best time for prayer on chitra pournami april 25th 2013

    By Hemlata at April 24, 2013 at 12:40 pm
  7. when to go girivalam in tiruvannamalai for chithirai full moon april

    By Sugandha at April 24, 2013 at 12:17 pm
  8. when is chitra pournami in 1933 andhra pradesh india panchagam

    By Tusharkanti at April 24, 2013 at 11:57 am
  9. auspicious time for girivalam on chitra pournami tomorrow

    By Navashen at April 24, 2013 at 8:49 am
  10. chitra poornima 2013 girivalam time & date details

    By Trinayani at April 20, 2013 at 2:26 pm
  11. child born on full moon day of chithirai masam

    By Piki at April 1, 2013 at 6:49 am