Puthandu 2016 – April 14 (Chithirai Vishu, Varusha Pirappu)

14 April 2016 is Puthandu – Tamil New Year (Varusha Pirappu, Chithirai Vishu, Chithirai Pirappu, Chithirai 1). It falls on Mesha Sankramana (Mesha Sankranti day). Mesha Sankramanam is the transition of the Sun into Mesha Rashi (Aries Zodiac) from Meena Rashi (Pisces Zodiac).

It marks the beginning of Durmukhi Nama Samvatsaram (Vijaya Varusha) in Hindu calendar.Durmukhi Samvatsaram is the 30th year in 60 years of Hindu almanac cycle.

Puthandu also marks the first day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil calendar. Tamil Panchangam / Nalla Neram begins with Chithirai Masam and ends with Panguni Masam.

Puthandu is also known as Sauramana Ugadi as it marks the beginning of the new year as per Sauramana Panchangam (Solar calendar).

Puthandu 2016 date in USA & Canada is – April 13 (PST, MST, CST & EST).

Puthandu 2016 date in UK & Europe, UAE & other Gulf countries – April 14

Puthandu 2016 date in Singapore, Malaysia – April 14

Puthandu 2016 date in Australia & New Zealand – April 14

Puthandu Mesha Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Vrishabha Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Midhuna Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Karkataka Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Simha Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Kanya Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Tula Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Vrischika Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Dhanu Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Makara Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Kumbha Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Puthandu Meena Rashi Palangal 2016-2017

Tamil Panchangam, Puthandu 2016 – April 14

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:10 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:43
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 12:15 Chandrastama (Moonset) 25:39

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 21:29
Nakshatra Punarvasu – 14:36
Yoga Sukarman – 13:18
Karana Bava – 21:29

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Chaitra
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 14:01 – 15:35
Gulika Kalam: 09:18 – 10:53
Yama Gandam: 06:10 – 07:44

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mesha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna – 08:28:30

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 12:11 – 13:48
Abhijit: 12:02 – 12:52

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:56 – 24:36*
Durmuhurthams: 15:22 – 16:13

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