Vishu 2014, Vishu 2014 date. When is Vishu festival in 2014? Vishu is Malayalam Zodiac New Year. Vishu 2014 marks the beginning of 2014-2015 Malayalam Year, Kolla Varsham.
Vishu is the harvest festival of Kerala observed on the first day of the Medam month (April – May) of Malayalam Calendar (Kolla Varsham). Vishu 2014 date is April 15. Vishu is the first day in Malayalam Zodiac New Year.
This festival is also celebrated as Bisu festival in Tulu Nadu region in Karnataka and Chithirai Vishu (Puthandu) in Tamil Nadu. In some places Vishu is known as Bishu.
Vishukani is the most important ritual on Vishu festival in Kerala. Vishukani 2014 darshanam in Sabarimala Temple is given in the post of Vishukani darshanam 2014.
Vishu Phalam or Vishubhalam are the special predictions prepared by Malayalam Astrologers. It is believed reading or knowing Vishu Phalam of that year on Vishu gives a good start for the year.
Vishu 2014 date in USA & Canada – 14 April
Vishu 2014 date in UK & Europe, UAE & other Gulf countries – 15 April
Vishu 2014 date in Singapore & Malaysia – 15 April
Vishu 2014 date in Australia & New Zealand – 15 April
Vishu festival also marks the day of Mesha Sankranti or Mesha Sankraman during which Sun transits to the first zodiac – Mesha Rashi or Aries zodiac. Literally, Vishu means equal and signifies one of the equinox. Malayalam calendar is also known as Kollavarsham.
Vishu festival or the first day of Medam month is considered as the astrological New Year day whereas the official Malayalam New Year starts in Chingam month (August – September).