Avani Masam 2021 | Aavani Month in Tamil calendar

Avani masam or Aavani month is 5th month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2021, 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 2021

17 August 2021 – Vishnupadi Punyakaalam

18 August 2021 – Ekadashi Vratam

20 August 2021 – Varalakshmi Vratam, Pradosham

21 August 2021 – Rig Upakarma, Shravana Vratam, Onam, Natarajar Abhishekam

22 August 2021 – Yajur Upakarma, Rakshabandhan, Kanchi Jayendra Saraswati Jayanti, Pournami Vratam

23 August 2021 – Gayatri Japam

24 August 2021 – Sri Raghavendra Aradhanai

25 August 2021 – Maha Sankatahara Chaturthi

29 August 2021 – Kartikai Vratam

30 August 2021 – Gokulashtami

31 August 2021 – Pancharatra Sri Jayanti

2 September 2021 – Ekadashi Vratam

3 September 2021 – Vaishnava Ekadashi

4 September 2021 – Pradosham

5 September 2021 – Masa Shivaratri

6 September 2021 – Amavasyai

8 September 2021 – Chandra Darshanam

9 September 2021 – Samaveda Upakarma, Swarna Gauri Vratam

10 September 2021 – Vinayaka Chaturthi

11 September 2021 – Rishi Panchami

12 September 2021 – Shashti Vratam

Days, dates in Aavani Masam 2021

17 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 1

18 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 2

19 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 3

20 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 4

21 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 5

22 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 6

23 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 7

24 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 8

25 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 9

26 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 10

27 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 11

28 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 12

29 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 13

30 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 14

31 August 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 15

1 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 16

2 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 17

3 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 18

4 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 19

5 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 20

6 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 21

7 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 22

8 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 23

9 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 24

10 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 25

11 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 26

12 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 27

13 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 28

14 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 29

15 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 30

16 September 2021 – Aavani Masam, Day 31

In Previous Years

In 2020, Avani Masam begins on August 17 and ends on September 16 (31 days).

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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