Margazhi Masam 2018-2019 | Margali Month in Tamil Calendar

Margazhi masam or Margali masam or Margali maasa is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2018-2019, Margazhi month starts on 16 December 2018 and ends on 14 January 2019. Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas are performed. […]

16 December 2018 | Margali Masam begins | Margazhi Month 2018-2019

On 16 December 2018, Margali Masam begins (Margazhi Month). Margali Month is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2018-19, Margazhi month ends on 14 January. Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas are performed. A popular vratham called ‘Tiruvembaavai […]

Karthigai Masam 2018 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2018, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 15. This month, Karthigai, got its name from the Tamil star ‘Krithiga. Karthikai masam is the favorite month for Lord Muruga, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu as per the Tamil beliefs. […]

Aippasi Masam 2018 | Aippasi Month in Tamil Calendar

Aippasi Masam or Aippasi month is seventh month in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, and Tamil influenced places in Sri Lanka. Aippasi Masam 2018 starts on 18 October and ends on 16 November. Aippasi month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Murugan. Skanda Sashti and Deepavali are the important festivals celebrated in […]

Purattasi 2018 | Purattasi Masam 2018 (Purattasi Month) dates

Purattasi (Purattasi Masam, Purattasi month) is one of the auspicious months in Tamil calendar. In 2018, Purattasi masam starts on September 17 and ends on October 17 as per traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Purattasi coincides with Ashwin month of North Indian Hindi calendar and Ashwayuja masam of Telugu and Kannda calendars. […]

Avani Masam 2018 | Aavani Month in Tamil calendar

Avani masam or Aavani month is 5th month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Avani Masam begins on August 17 and ends on September 16. 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 […]

Adi Perukku 2018 | Aadi Perukku (Padinettam Perukku)

Adi Perukku (Aadi Perukku, Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettu) is one of the popular festivals of Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Adi Perukku date is August 3. It is observed on the 18th day of Aadi month. This festival is celebrated on eighteenth day of Aadi masam in Tamil calendar. Aadi Perukku festival is celebrated mainly by women […]

Aadi Krithigai 2018 (Aadi Karthigai) | Festival dedicated to Lord Muruga

Aadi Karthigai (Aadi Krithiga), is an important festival dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is celebrated on Krithigai nakshatra day in Aadi month of Tamil calendar. The Skanda Purana describes the legend associated with Aadi Karthigai. Aadi Karthigai 2018 (Aadi Krithiga 2018) date is August 5. Aadi Karthigai is celebrated with lot of gusto in Aarupadai […]

Importance of Aadi Month in Tamil calendar | Aadi Masam Mahatmya

Aadi month (Aadi masam) is known as inauspicious in Tamil calendar. It corresponds with Ashada masam in lunar calendars followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. What is the importance of Aadi month in Tamil calendar? Why it is considered inauspicious? This article gives you brief information about the Aadi Masam mahatmya. The […]

Festivals in Aadi Masam 2018 | Aadi Pandigai

Here is the list of Festivals in Aadi Masam 2018 (Aadi Pandigai).. In 2018, Aadi masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16. Apart from Aadi Velli (Aadi Fridays) and Aadi Chevvai (Aadi Tuesdays), there are many more important auspicious days in Aadi Masam.. The word ‘Aadi’ is originated from the Sanskrit word ‘Aashadi’. […]

Aani Thirumanjanam 2018 | Aani Uthiram

Aani Thirumanjanam, also known as Aani Uthiram or Ani Uthram, is the most important festival celebrated during Aani month in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Aani Thirumanjanam or Aani Uthiram date is June 21. The festival is dedicated to Lord Nataraja (Shiva) and celebrated with utmost fervor in Chidambaram Nataraja Temple. It is believed that in […]

Aani Masam 2018 | Aani Month dates in Tamil Panjangam

Aani masam or Aani month is the third month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Aani masam or Aani month begins on June 15 and ends on July 16. Aani month starts on Mithuna Sankranti day on which Sun transits into Mithuna Rasi or Gemini zodiac from Vrushabham or Taurus zodiac. Aani […]

Aadi Masam 2018 | Aadi Month dates in Tamil Calendar

Aadi masam or Aadi month is the fourth month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16. Aadi month begins on Karkadaka Sankranti or Karka Sankramana day when Sun transits to Karkataka Rashi or Cancer zodiac from Mithuna Rashi or Gemini zodiac. […]

Classification of Tamil Brahmins

Classification of Tamil Brahmins according to veda and Suthra they follow.. The Brahmins of Tamil Nadu can be classified by the Vedas that they follow . Again those people who follow a Veda are sub divided by the Grihya Suthra that they follow to do their rituals.There are no followers of Athavana Veda In Tamil […]

Tamil Smartha Brahmins Sub castes

Classification by Sub castes among Smartha Brahmins Iyers know that they are divided in to several sub castes.Once upon a time, each of these sub castes considered themselves as the most superior and did not marry from other subcastes. If I have left out some caste sub division or wrongly classified, please inform me so […]

Puthandu Greeting cards, Puthandu 2018 Tamil e-greetings & printable greeting cards

Puthandu Greeting cards, Puthandu 2018 Tamil e-greetings & printable greeting cards.. Puthandu, Varusha Pirappu, Chithirai Vishu, Chithirai Pirappu, Chithirai 1 – is the Tamil New Year day. It falls on Mesha Sankramana (Mesha Sankranti day). Mesha Sankramanam is the transition of the Sun into Mesha Rashi (Aries Zodiac) from Meena Rashi (Pisces Zodiac). In 2018, […]

Chithirai Masam 2018 | Chithirai Month in Tamil Calendar

Chithirai Masam 2018, Chithirai Month 2018 in Tamil Calendar. The first day of Chithirai masam marks the beginning of Tamil New Year (Varusha). Chithirai Masam or Chitirai month is the first month in the traditional Tamil Panchangam which follows the solar calendar. The 1st day of Chitirai month (Chithirai 1) is celebrated as Tamil New […]

Vaigasi Masam 2018 | Vaikasi Month in Tamil Panchangam

Vaigasi month or Vaigasi masam is the second month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. Vaikasi month is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and many temple festivals are celebrated during the month. In 2018, Vaigasi month begins on May 15 and ends on June 14. Vaigasi month in 2018 corresponds with Vaishakh month and […]

Varusha Pirappu 2018 | Tamil New Year 2018-2019

Varusha Pirappu 2018, Tamil New Year 2018-2019 marks the beginning of 2018-2019 Tamil year (Vilambi Nama Varuda). Varusha Pirappu, or Puthandu or Chithirai Vishu, is the Tamil New Year celebrated all around the world by Tamil people. In 2018, Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu date is April 14. This is the first day in Tamil month […]

Panguni Masam 2018 | Panguni month in Tamil Panchangam

Panguni masam or Pankuni month is the last and final month in Tamil calendar or Tamil Panchangam (Nalla Neram). Usually Panguni month (March – April) is similar to that of Phalgun or Phalguna month in other Hindu calendars. In 2018, Panguni Masam begins on March 15 and ends on April 13. The major festival during […]