Chitra Pournami, Chithirai Pournami – 25 April 2013

Chitra Pournami or the Full Moon in Chithirai month is an auspicious day in Tamil calendar. As it is the first purnima in tamil new year and also marks the grand celebrations in many temples. In 2013, Chitra Pournami date is 25 April, Thursday. The temple towns in Tamil Nadu, Madurai and Thiruvannamalai are decked with grand look for celebrations.

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.

Chaitra Purnima is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.

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  1. Riddhi says:

    thiruvannamalai girivalam chitra pournami on 26 04 2013

  2. Prathamesh says:

    is good to go girivalam on chandra grahan

  3. Nridev says:

    is it good to go for girivalam on chandra grahan pournami day

  4. Shila says:

    pournami days for chithirai nakshatra with thula rasi in 2013

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