Margazhi Masam 2014-2015 | Margali Month in Tamil Calendar

Margazhi masam or Margali masam or Margali maasa is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2014-2015, Margazhi month starts on 16 December 2014 and ends on 14 January 2015.

Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas are performed. A popular vratham called ‘Tiruvembaavai vratham’ | Pavai Nombu is observed during the month.

Arudra Darisanam, the day on which the Thiruvaadirai star in Tamil falls, is the most auspicious day in Margali masam. In Kerala, this festival is observed as Thiruvadira. During Thiruvadira festival, a special recipe called Thiruvadira Kali is offered to Lord Shiva. On Mukkodi Ekadasi day, Lord Vishnu is offered “Sorgavasal Thirappu”.

Margazhi or Margali masam is a corresponding month to Margashirsha or Margashira masam & Poush Month (Pushya masam) of other Hindu calendars. It also corresponds to the Bengali month of Agrahayan & Poush mash. According to Malayalam calendar, Margazhi Masam coincides with Dhanur Masam.

Important Festivals & Auspicious Days in Margazhi Masam 2014-2015

Hanuman Jayanti – 21 December 2015

Margazhi Amavasai – 22 December 2015

Vaikunta Ekadashi – 1 January 2015 (Mukkodi Ekadashi)

Arudra Darshan – 5 January 2015

Margazhi Pournami – 5 January 2015

Bhogi Pongal – 14 January 2015

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  1. Akshay says:

    what are the benefit taking vrata on margazhi month 2013-2014

  2. Bavishya says:

    Tamil month of Margali is what month in English

  3. Mansukh says:

    margali fastival in tamilnadu cones up in which month of english calender

  4. Kirat says:

    tamil month margazhi when it starts in english month

  5. Savyasachi says:

    when does last year margali tamil month started

  6. Alankrita says:

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  7. Kallol says:

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  8. Eha says:

    baby names by rasi tamil calendar months of markazhi

  9. Preetha says:

    what is the margazhi masam equivalent in english calender

  10. Kusumlata says:

    when was amavasya in margazhi month in year 2006-2012