Aani Thirumanjanam, also known as Aani Uthiram or Ani Uthram, is the most important festival celebrated during Aani month in Tamil Nadu. In 2021, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date is July 15.
The festival is dedicated to Lord Nataraja (Shiva) and celebrated with utmost fervor in Chidambaram Nataraja Temple.
It is believed that in the month of Aani, Lord Nataraja gives Darshan to his ardent devotees. Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthram is the best time worship Lord Shiva.
This is one of the six special Abhisekam days in a year. The 3-hour Maha Abhishekam begins at 3’o clock in the morning. Pushpanjali is the ritual performed to Lord Nataraja after Mahabhishekam.
Panchangam, 15 July 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:33 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:21 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 10:21 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 11:08 PM
Tithi : Panchami upto 07:16 AM Shashthi
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 03:21 AM, Jul 16 Hasta
Yoga : Varigha upto 11:44 AM Parigha
Karana : Balava upto 07:16 AM Kaulava upto 06:44 PM Taitila
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Guruwara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashadha – Purnimanta Ashadha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : 11:59 AM to 12:55 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:16 PM to 09:50 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 02:10 PM to 03:54 PM
Yamaganda : 05:33 AM to 07:17 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:00 AM to 10:44 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:09 AM to 11:04 AM 03:40 PM to 04:35 PM
Varjyam : 10:48 AM to 12:23 PM
In 2019, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date is July 8.
In 2018, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date was June 21.
In 2015, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date was June 24.
In 2014, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date was July 4.
In 2013, Aani Thirumanjanam date was July 14.
In 2012, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date was June 26.