Aani Thirumanjanam, also known as Aani Uthiram or Ani Uthram, is the most important festival celebrated during Aani month in Tamil Nadu. In 2022, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date is July 6.
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, 6 July 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:30 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 07:00 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 11:31 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 11:54 PM
Tithi : Saptami upto 07:48 PMAshtami
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 11:44 AMHasta
Karana : Garaja upto 07:43 AMVanija upto 07:48 PMVishti
Yoga : Variyana upto 11:43 AMParigha
Weekday : Budhawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Ashada Maas – Purnimanta; Ashada Maas – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : None
Amrita Kalam : 11:44 AM to 05:30 AM, Jul 07
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:15 PM to 01:56 PM
Yamaganda : 07:11 AM to 08:52 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:34 AM to 12:15 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:48 AM to 12:42 PM
Varjyam : 08:21 PM to 09:59 PM
In 2021, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date is July 15.
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.