Thai Masam 2017, Thai Month in Tamil Calendar

Thai masam or Thai month or Thy masam is the tenth month as per the traditional Tamil Calendar. In 2017, Thai Masam begins on January 14 and ends on February 12.

This month is one of the auspicious months for Tamil speaking people all around the world. Some Tamil people celebrate the first day of Thai masam or Thai Pongal as the Tamil New Year day.

But traditional Tamil New Year day is celebrated as Puthandu which usually falls on Mesha Sankranti (Mesha Sankramana).

Thai masam is the favourite month for Lord Murugan and Lord Shiva. During the month, Murugan devotees carry Kavadis to Aarupadaiveedu (six abodes dedicated to Lord Murugan). Thai Pusam is one of the major festivals celebrated in Thai masam.

Maha Shivaratri is another big festival celebrated on Thai masa Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi day.

Thai Sukravaram or the Fridays in this month are very auspicious for Telugu speaking people settled in Tamil Nadu.

Important Tamil Festivals in Thai Masam 2017

14 January 2017 – Sabarimala Nada Thurappu , Pongal , Makara Sankranti

15 January 2017 – Thiruvalluvar Day , Mattu Pongal , Sankatahara Chaturthi

16 January 2017 – Uzhavar Thirunal , Kaanum Pongal

19 January 2017 – Vivekanandha Jayanti

23 January 2017 – Shat Tila Ekadashi

26 January 2017 – Republic Day , Masa Shivaratri

27 January 2017 – Shula Vratam , Amavasai , Thai Amavasai

28 January 2017 – Shishira Ritu , Magha Gupta Navratri

31 January 2017 – Ganesh Jayanti

1 February 2017 – Vasantha Panchami

2 February 2017 – Shashti Vratham

3 February 2017 – Ratha Saptami

4 February 2017 – Bheshma Ashtami

5 February 2017 – Karthikai Vratham

7 February 2017 – Jaya Ekadashi

8 February 2017 – Pradosham

10 February 2017 – Pournami , Thaipusam , Pournami Viratam

12 February 2017 – Vishnupathi Punyakalam, Kumbha Sankranti

Thai Masam in Previous Years

In 2016, Thai Masam begins on January 15 and ends on February 12.

In 2015, Thai Masam begins on January 15 and ends on February 12.

In 2014, Thai Masam begins on January 14 and ends on February 12.

In 2013, Thai Masam begins on January 15 and ends on February 12. Thai masam in 2012 was from 15th January 2012 to 13th February 2012.

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  4. Viraj says:

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