Avani Masam 2020 | Aavani Month in Tamil calendar

Avani masam or Aavani month is 5th month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Avani Masam begins on August 17 and ends on September 16 (31 days).

It is one of the auspicious months for Tamil people.  Simha Sankramanam or Sun’s transition to Leo zodiac marks the beginning of Avani masam. It is also known as Simha masam in Solar calendar.

Avani Avittam is one of the major festivals in the month Avani. Tamil Brahmins change their sacred thread (Yagnopaveetham or Gayathri) on Avittam nakshatram day in Aavani month. Sundays in Avani month are dedicated to reciting prayers ‘Avani Gnayiru’.

Aavani Masam corresponds with Shravana Month & Bhadrapada Month in Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, and Gujarati Amavasyanth calendars and Bhadrapada month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Aavani coincides with Chinga month in Kerala calendar and Bhadra Month in Bengali calendar.

Festivals & Auspicious Days in Aavani Masam 2020

17 August 2020 – Vishnupadi Punyakaalam

18 August 2020 – Aavani Amavasai

20 August 2020 – Chandra Darshanam

Friday, 21 August  2020 – Hartalika Teej, Swarna Gauri Vratham

Saturday, 22 August  2020 – Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi)

Sunday, 23 August  2020 – Rishi Panchami

24 August 2020 – Shashti Vritham

Wednesday, 26 August  2020 – Radha Ashtami

Saturday, 29 August  2020 – Parsva Ekadashi

Tuesday, 1 September 2020 – Anant Chaturdashi (Ananta Vratham), Natarajar Abhishekam, Umamaheshwara Vratham.

Tuesday, 1 September 2020 – Ganesh Visarjan (Ganesh Nimajjanam)

Wednesday, 2 September 2020 – Pratipada Shraddha, Pitru Paksha Begins

Wednesday, 2 September 2020 – Bhadrapad Purnima

4 September 2020 – Sri Raghavendra Aradhanai

10 September 2020 – Pancharatra Sri Jayanti

Sunday, 13 September 2020 – Indira Ekadashi

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 – Kanya Sankranti

Days, dates in Aavani Masam 2020

17 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 1

18 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 2

19 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 3

20 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 4

21 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 5

22 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 6

23 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 7

24 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 8

25 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 9

26 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 10

27 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 11

28 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 12

29 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 13

30 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 14

31 August 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 15

1 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 16

2 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 17

3 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 18

4 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 19

5 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 20

6 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 21

7 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 22

8 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 23

9 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 24

10 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 25

11 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 26

12 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 27

13 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 28

14 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 29

15 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 30

16 September 2020 – Aavani Masam, Day 31

In Previous Years

In 2019, Avani Masam begins on August 18 and ends on September 17 (31 days).

In 2018, Avani Masam begins on August 17 and ends on September 16.

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