Karkidaka Vavubali at Papanasam Beach, Varkala (Kerala)

Karkidaka Vavubali is a famous ritual celebrated at Papanasam Beach (Varkala Beach) in Kerala. In 2017, Karkidaka Vavubali date is July 23. Outside Thiruvananthapuram, Varkala Papanasam beach records the most number of attendees during ‘vavu bali’, next only to Thiruvallam Sree Parasurama Temple. Devotees take the holy dip during the vavubali at the beach. TDB […]

Karkidaka Vavu Bali at Shanmugham Beach, Kerala

Karkidaka Vavu Bali is a grand ritual held at Shanmugham Beach in Kerala. In 2017, Karkidaka Vavubali date is July 23. Shanmugham Beach has always been a major spot where thousands throng to offer ‘bali’. The spacious beach ensures that the devotees would not have to wait in queue for long to carry out the ritual. Till […]

Aadi Amavasai Pitru Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras – 23 July 2017

Pitru Tharpanam

Aadi Amavasai Pitru Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras 2017 – Karkadika Vavu bali, Shravan Amavasya / Ashada Amavasya Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras.. 23 July 2017 is Shravan Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars, Ashada Amavasya in Amavasyant calendars, Aadi Amavasai in Tamil calendars, Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Malayalam calendars. Tharpana Sankalpam for Aadi Amavasya goes like this.. (23 July 2017) Hevilambinama […]

Karkidaka Masam 2017 | Karkidakam Month 2017

Karkidaka masam (Karikidakam month / Ramayana Masam) is the last and 12th month in Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2017, Karkidaka Masam starts on July 17 and ends on August 16. Karkidakam month is dedicated to dead ancestors during when Shraddh ritual or pitru tharpan are offered to them. It marks the Sun’s transition […]

Best Places for Karkidaka Vavubali in Kerala

What are the best places for Karkidaka Vavubali in Kerala? Where can we perform Karkidaka Vavubali in Kerala? If you are asking these questions, then read on.. Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) will make all the arrangements for Karkadika Vavubali in Temples near Thiruvananthapuram and holy beaches in Kerala and the holy river banks of the state for […]

Karkadika Vavu Bali 2017 | Karkidaka Vavubali in Kerala

Karkadika Vavubali or Karkidaka Vavu Bali is an important ritual performed in Kerala to pay honor to forefathers or dead ancestors. In 2017, Karkidaka Vavubali date is July 23. It is observed on Amavasya in Karkadika masam or Karkidakam month (July – August). Tamil people observe the ritual with the name of Aadi Amavasi or […]

2 August 2016, Karkidaka Vavubali

2 August 2016 is Karkidaka Vavubali. It is an auspicious day for Pithru Tharpanam, a ritual to pay homage to dead ancestors. It falls on the Karthavavu in Karkidaka Masam as per Malayalam calendar. Apart from Kerala, many Malayalam associations will conduct Karkadika Vavubali in Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Bangalore (Karnataka), Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), Mumbai and Pune […]

Karkadika Vavu Bali at Thiruvallam Parashurama Temple, Thiruvananthapuram

Karkidaka Vavubali is the biggest ritual celebrated at Thiruvallam Parashurama Temple, Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala. In 2014, Karkadika Vavubali date is July 26. It is the most important centre where ‘Vavu Bali’ is offered and special steps have been taken for the convenience of devotees who will throng the Temple on July 26, 2014. According to […]

30 July 2011, Amavasya, Today

Today is Amavasya (30 July 2011: Shani Amavasya), the No Moon day in Hinduism. It is Shravan Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars consider it as Ashada Amavasya. Amavasya begins at 02.04 am on 30 July 2011 and ends at 12.10 am on 31 July 2011. It is also […]