Andal Jayanti / Andal Pooram is celebrated widely in Tamil Nadu and some parts of Kerala and Karnataka. The Pooram Nakshatram day in Aadi month is also celebrated as Andal Jayanti.
Andal Ammal is believed as the incarnation of Goddess Shakti Devi. In 2021, Andal Jayanti date is August 11.
Aadi Pooram is one of the big festivals at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, Melmaruvathur Adhi Parasakthi Temple, Srivilliputtur Andal Temple, Tiruneveli temple, Vedaranyam temple, and many other Sakti Amman temples in Tamil Nadu.
Panchangam, 11 August 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:48 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:04 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 08:15 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 09:10 PM
Tithi : Tritiya upto 04:53 PM Chaturthi
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 09:32 AM Uttara Phalguni
Yoga : Shiva upto 06:28 PM Siddha
Karana : Garaja upto 04:53 PM Vanija upto 04:11 AM, Aug 12 Vishti
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Budhawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 01:53 AM, Aug 12 to 03:26 AM, Aug 12
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:26 PM to 02:06 PM
Yamaganda : 07:28 AM to 09:07 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:47 AM to 12:26 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:00 PM to 12:53 PM
Varjyam : 04:32 PM to 06:06 PM
Andal Jayanti in Previous Years
In 2020, Andal Jayanti date is July 24. In 2019, Andal Jayanti date is August 4. In 2018, Andal Jayanti date was August 13. In 2017, Andal Jayanti date was July 26. In 2015, Andal Jayanti was on 30 July. In 2013, it was on Friday (9 August) hence it was considered as even more auspicious as Aadi Velli (Friday in Aadi masam) is dedicated to Sakti Ammal.