Varusha Pirappu 2018 | Tamil New Year 2018-2019

Varusha Pirappu 2018, Tamil New Year 2018-2019 marks the beginning of 2018-2019 Tamil year (Vilambi Nama Varuda). Varusha Pirappu, or Puthandu or Chithirai Vishu, is the Tamil New Year celebrated all around the world by Tamil people. In 2018, Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu date is April 14. This is the first day in Tamil month […]

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Brahmotsavam 2017 | Panguni Uthram Festival in Mylapore Temple

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Brahmotsavam is a ten-day festival celebrated during Panguni Uthiram. In 2017, Kapaleeswarar Brahmotsavams begins on April 2 and will end on April 11 with Panguni Uthiram annual festival celebrations. It starts with Dhwajarohanam (flag hoisting) at 7.30 am on April 2. Kapaleeswarar Ratholsavam 2017 date is April 8 and Arupathmoovar will be on April 9. Mylapore […]

Significance of Panguni Uthiram

What is the Significance of Panguni Uthiram? Spiritual significance and religious importance of Panguni Uthiram festival is given here.. The Panguni Uthiram is an important festival falls in the month ‘Panguni’ i.e. Palguna (March-April). This month is special because of the star ‘Uthiram’ usually falls on Pournami Day. Besides, it is on ‘Panguni Pournami Uthiram” that […]

Panguni Uthiram 2017 | Panguni Uthiram in Tamil Nadu

Panguni Uthiram is one of the important Tamil festivals. It is celebrated during Panguni masam or Panguni month (March – April) during Uthiram nakshatra day. In 2017, Panguni Uthiram date is April 9. Usually this festival falls during the Full Moon day or Pournami. The major event during the festival in Tamil Nadu temples is […]

Ayyappa Jayanthi 2017 | Lord Ayyappan Jayanti on Panguni Uthiram

Ayyappa Jayanthi, the Lord Ayyappan Jayanti, is observed on Painkuni Uthiram or Panguni Uthiram day which falls on Pournami or Full Moon day in Meena masam of Malayali calendar. In 2017, Ayyappa Jayanti date is April 9. Lord Ayyappa is considered to be born out of the union between Mohini avataram of Lord Vishnu and […]

Masi month 2017, Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar 2017

Maasi masam or Masi month is the 11th month in Tamil calendar. This month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Pitru Devatas or ancestors. In 2017, Masi Masam or Maasi month starts on February 13 and end on March 13. In Tamil Nadu, people consider the month of Masi as auspicious to start their new […]

Surya Pongal 2017, Second day of Pongal in Tamil Nadu

Surya Pongal is the second day of four-day Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu. In 2017, Surya Pongal date is January 14. As the name suggests, the festival is dedicated to Surya or Sun God. Surya Pongal is celebrated as Makar Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and North Indian states. This is also the first day […]

Karadaiyan Nombu 2017, Karadayan Vritham

Karadaiyan Nombu, or Karadayan Vritham, also known as Karadayan Savitri Vritham is a vritham dedicated to Goddess Shakti or Kamakshi. Karadaiyan Nombu 2017 date is 14 March. And the best time for breaking fast and to wear the sacred thread is from 4.42 PM to 5.12 PM on 14 March in India. It is observed mainly in Tamil Nadu […]

Masi Magam 2016 – Masi Makam, Masi Maham

Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2016, Masi Magam date is February 22. Masi Magam is celebrated on Magam Nakshatra day in Masi month. The festival generally falls on Pournami or Full Moon day. Masi month is the favorite […]

Masi Makam at Mamallapuram | Mahabalipuram Temple Festival during Masi Magam

Masi Makam or Masi Magam is one of the big festivals celebrated at Mamallapuram Thirukkadalmallai temple in Tamil Nadu. In 2016, Masi Magam celebrations will be held on February 22. As the main festival is celebrated in Chithirai month, this is the second biggest festival of Mahabalipuram temple. On Masi Magam day, special pujas and […]