Meena Masam 2016, Meenam month in Malayalam Calendar or Kolla Varsham

Meena Masam or Meenam month is the 8th month in the traditional Malayalam Calendar or Kollavarsham followed in Kerala. In 2016, Meena Masam starts on March 14 and ends on April 13.

Meenam Masam corresponds with Panguni month in Tamil Calendar, Phalguna and Chaitra month in other Hindu calendars, and March – April in Gregorian calendar.

Meena Sankranti marks the beginning of Meenam month in Kerala. The last day of Meenam month marks the ending of a Malayalam year or Kolla Varsham. The following day is observed as Malayalam Zodiac New Year or Vishu in Kerala.

The actual Malayalam New Year is Chingam 1 (first day of Chingam month).

Auspicious days and Festivals in Meenam Month 2016..

Monday, 14 March 2016 – Meena Sankranti

Saturday, 19 March 2016 – Amalaki Ekadashi

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 – Holi Festival

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 – Holika Dahan

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 – Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse)

Thursday, 24 March 2016 – Rangwali Holi

Friday, 1 April 2016 – Basoda Festival

Friday, 1 April 2016 – Sheetala Ashtami

Sunday, 3 April 2016 – Papmochani Ekadashi

Monday, 4 April 2016 – Papmochani Ekadashi

Friday, 8 April 2016 – Chaitra Navratri (Vasant Navratri)

Friday, 8 April 2016 – Ugadi (Telugu New Year, Kannada New Year)

Friday, 8 April 2016 – Gudi Padwa (Marathi New Year)

Saturday, 9 April 2016 – Gauri Puja

Saturday, 9 April 2016 – Gangaur

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 – Yamuna Chhath

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