Aadi Masam 2020 begins today, 16 July 2020

Today, 16 July, Aadi masam 2020 or Aadi month in Tamil calendar begins. Aadi masam ends on August 16.

It begins on Karkataka Sankranti or on the day of Sun’s transition into Karkataka rashi (Cancer zodiac) from Mithuna Rashi (Gemini zodiac). Aadi masam is an inauspicious month as per the Tamil Astrology and religious history as no auspicious functions such as marriage, gruhapravesam, Upanayanam, etc.. are held in this month.

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.

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

List of Festivals in Aadi Masam 2020

Thursday – 16 July 2020 – Aadi Pirappu (Aadi 1)

Friday – 17 July 2020 – Aadi Velli (Aadi Friday) (Aadi 2)

Monday – 20 July 2020 – Aadi Amavasya, Amavasai (Aadi 5)

Tuesday – 21 July 2020 – Aadi Chevvai (Aadi Tuesday) (Aadi 6)

Friday – 24 July 2020 – Aadi Velli (Aadi Friday) (Aadi 9)

Friday – 24 July 2020 – Aadi Pooram (Andal Jayanti) (Aadi 9)

Saturday – 25 July 2020 – Garuda Panchami (Naga Panchami) (Aadi 10)

Tuesday – 28 July 2020 – Aadi Chevvai (Aadi Tuesday) (Aadi 13)

Friday – 31 July 2020 – Varalakshmi Vratham (Aadi Velli) (Aadi 16)

Sunday – 2 August 2020 – Aadi 18 (Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettam) (Aadi 18)

Monday – 3 August 2020 – Yajur Upakarma, Rakshabandhanam

Tuesday – 4 August 2020 – Rig Upakarma, Gayatri Japam

Tuesday – 4 August 2020 – Aadi Chevvai (Aadi Tuesday) (Aadi 20)

Friday – 7 August 2020 – Aadi Velli (Aadi Friday) (Aadi 23)

Tuesday – 11 August 2020 – Aadi Chevvai (Aadi Tuesday) (Aadi 27)

Tuesday – 11 August 2020 – Gokulashtami

Friday – 14 August 2020 – Aadi Velli (Aadi Friday) (Aadi 30)

Sunday, 16 August 2020 – Aadi Irudhi (Last day of Aadi masam) (Aadi 32)

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  1. Yajat says:

    tamil gruhapravesham datres after adimasam august 16 8 2013