Aadi Masam 2020 | Aadi Month dates in Tamil Calendar

Aadi masam or Aadi month is the fourth month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Aadi Masam begins on July 16 and ends on August 16 (32 days).

Aadi month begins on Karkadaka Sankranti or Karka Sankramana day when Sun transits to Karkataka Rashi or Cancer zodiac from Mithuna Rashi or Gemini zodiac.

Aadi month in 2020 corresponds with Ashada Month and Shravan Month in North India Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchangam) and other Amavasyant Panchanga systems – Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.

It coincides with Karkidaka Masam in Malayalam calendar and Shraban Month in Bengali Panjika.

Aadi Krithigai or Aadi Karthigai and Aadi Pooram are the major festival celebrated in Tamil month of Aadi in Tamil Nadu. Aadi Perukku, Aadi Velli, Aadi Chevvai, Aadi Amavasai, and Aadi Laksharchana are the auspicious rituals observed in Palani temple during Aadi masam.

Next month in Tamil calendar is Avani month.

Read here about the significance, importance, fears, myths, doubts about Aadi masam.

Tamil Festivals in Aadi Masam 2020

16 July 2020 – Sabarimala Nada Thurappu, Karka Sankranti, Dakshinayana Punyakalam , Ekadashi

18 July 2020 – Pradosham

19 July 2020 – Masa Shivaratri

20 July 2020 – Sri Somavara Vratam, Aadi Amavasya, Amavasai

24 July 2020 – Naga Chaturthi, Chaturthi Vratham, Aadi Pooram

25 July 2020 – Naga Panchami, Shashti Vratham, Garuda Panchami

30 July 2020 – Ekadashi

31 July 2020 – Varalakshmi Vratham

1 August 2020 – Pradosham

2 August 2020 – Aadi Perukku

3 August 2020 – Pournami, Raksha Bandhan, Avani Avittam, Pournami Viratam

4 August 2020 – Gayathri Japam

7 August 2020 – Sankatahara Chaturthi, Maha Sankatahara Chaturthi

8 August 2020 – Raksha Panchami

9 August 2020 – Balarama Jayanthi

11 August 2020 – Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Gokulashtami)

12 August 2020 – Karthikai Vratham, Aadi Krithigai

15 August 2020 – Ekadashi

16 August 2020 – Pradosham, Simha Sankranti, Vishnupathi Punyakalam

Aadi Masam in Previous Years

In 2019, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 17 (32 days).

In 2018, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16.

In 2017, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16.

In 2016, Aadi Masam begins on July 16 and ends on August 16.

In 2015, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 17.

In 2014, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16.

Aadi Masam 2013 dates – In 2013, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16.

Aadi Masam 2012 dates – begins on July 17 and ends on August 17.

Aadi masam in 2011 dates – was from July 17 to 16th August.

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  1. XXXX says:

    These people and their superstitions. i’ve recently changed my home and my previous home owner is NOT PAYING UP MY ADVANCE TO THE HOME RENT on the excuse that it is aadi month. how stupid it that?? Because of this on stupid reason, my honeymoon got cancelled!!! my bike loan got screwed!! AND MY WIFE LEFT ME!!! blast you !! you stupid people and your calendars, superstitions and aadi months etc!!!

    • naveen.sanagala says:

      Hi whoever it is, every human has their own beliefs. For others it might seen like a superstition. Hindus have their own beliefs and rituals. We cannot deny one’s beliefs and end up their beliefs saying superstitions.


      For your info Aadi month only last for one month not the whole year..Just one month rental I don’t think so you gonna enjoy honeymoon, pay your bike loan and your wife stays with you..You’re the most Stupidest fellow xxxx as I got know..If you’re smart enough you would get your rental without comments about Aadi month and belief..Jst because there is space to comment don’t give comments without any single knowledge..Think and act wise

  2. Anika says:

    Hey U, XXX!! Watch out with your words! Are u depending on your rental’s income to paid and give your wife to eat?? come on! use your sense, buds! Don’t simply blame on rituals because of your stupidity!!

  3. Varaah says:

    when is aadi momth in tamil calendar 2014?

  4. Mohal says:

    calendar for 2012 india tamil and english aadi amavasai

  5. Ritesh says:

    superstitious faiths about baby born in aadi masam

  6. Saparna says:

    baby born in end of july in tamil calendar

  7. Lucia says:

    what happen if baby born on adi masam

  8. Neelgreev says:

    information about the month aadi in tamil nadu

  9. Aarini says:

    from what date to what date is the tamil month of adi

  10. Nandan says:

    can we move into rental in aadi masam

  11. Narayana says:

    aadi month starting date 2019 can i change house

  12. Amritambu says:

    when is the month of adi starting according to the english calender

  13. Maha says:

    what time do aadi masam of 2019 come

  14. Bulbul says:

    in the tamil calendar 2019 on what date does the month of Avani start an significance

  15. Mitali says:

    acording to tamil calender when is aadi masam

  16. Jagesh says:

    special of month of addi in tamil calender

  17. Shivendu says:

    auspicious days in aadi masam for buying car

  18. Maharanth says:

    aadi 2013 end date according to tamil calendar

  19. Shyamari says:

    when the aadi month ends in 2019 english date

  20. Lomash says:

    when does aadi start and end this year

  21. Tithi says:

    auspicious time to do aadi perrukan in 2019

  22. Mayukh says:

    when is the season of aadi getting over

  23. Narendra says:

    when aadi month finishes in english calender on 2019

  24. Saketha says:

    what time is aadi masam over in 2019

  25. Shubhay says:

    when does aadi month for telugu end for 2019

  26. Drs.GopalaKrishna naidu,SH.MBA says:

    not comment,just to say Aadi masam not only celebrate in
    Tamilnadu,but in Indonesia also.

  27. Saravanan says:

    I AGREE your words… this stupid beliefs and idiotic myths screws many people life… And most important thing, they are forcing on others too.. First be a human being, then advise to follow these stupid rituals..

    This is my life and no one has rights to interfere or forcing some stupid rituals…

  28. Jotheeswaran says:

    can i purchase a vehicle on 17th july aadi month ???