Aani masam or Aani month is the third month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2019, Aani masam or Aani month begins on June 16 and ends on July 16.
Aani month starts on Mithuna Sankranti day on which Sun transits into Mithuna Rasi or Gemini zodiac from Vrushabham or Taurus zodiac.
Aani month in 2019 corresponds with Ashad maas & Shravan Month in traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India and other lunar systems of Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars.
Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram or Aani Uttaram is the major and important festival celebrated in Aani masam of Tamil calendar. In 2019, Aani Uthiram date is July 8.
Tamil Festivals in Aani Masam 2019
Saturday, 15 June 2019 – Mithuna Sankranti
Sunday, 16 June 2019 – Vat Purnima Vrat
Saturday, 29 June 2019 – Yogini Ekadashi
Tuesday, 2 July 2019 – Surya Grahan (Solar Eclipse)
Thursday, 4 July 2019 – Jagannath Rathyatra
Friday, 12 July 2019 – Devshayani Ekadashi (Ashadi Ekadashi, Pandharpur Yatra)
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 – Guru Purnima (Ashada Purnima)
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 – Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse)
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 – Dakshinayana Sankranti
The next month in Tamil Panjangam is Aadi month which begins on July 17, 2019.
In Previous Years
In 2018, Aani masam or Aani month begins on June 15 and ends on July 16.