Panguni Uthiram 2020 | Panguni Uthiram in Tamil Nadu

Panguni Uthiram is one of the important Tamil festivals. It is celebrated during Panguni masam or Panguni month (March – April) during Uthiram nakshatra day. In 2020, Panguni Uthiram date is April 7. Usually this festival falls during the Full Moon day or Pournami. The major event during the festival in Tamil Nadu temples is […]

Significance of Panguni Uthiram

What is the Significance of Panguni Uthiram? Spiritual significance and religious importance of Panguni Uthiram festival is given here.. The Panguni Uthiram is an important festival falls in the month ‘Panguni’ i.e. Palguna (March-April). This month is special because of the star ‘Uthiram’ usually falls on Pournami Day. Besides, it is on ‘Panguni Pournami Uthiram” that […]

Panguni Masam 2020 | 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 2020, Panguni Masam begins on March 14 and ends on April 13. The major festival during […]

Varusha Pirappu 2020 | Tamil New Year 2020-2021

Varusha Pirappu 2020, Tamil New Year 2020-2021 marks the beginning of 2020-2021 Tamil year (Sharvari Nama Varuda). Varusha Pirappu, or Puthandu or Chithirai Vishu, is the Tamil New Year celebrated all around the world by Tamil people. In 2020, Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu date is April 14. This is the first day in Tamil month […]

Masi Magam 2020 – Masi Makam, Masi Maham

Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Masi Magam date is March 8. Masi Magam is celebrated on Magam Nakshatra day in Masi month. The festival generally falls on Pournami or Full Moon day. Masi month is the favorite […]

Puthandu 2020 | Chithirai Vishu | Varusha Pirappu 2020

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 2020, Puthandu date is April 14. It marks the beginning of Sarvari […]

Thaipusam 2020 | Thai Poosam

Lord Subramanya

Thaipusam (Thai Poosam, Thaipooyam) is a festival dedicated to Lord Subramanya (Murugan). In 2020, Thaipusam date is February 8. Thaipusam falls on the Pusam Nakshatra around Thai Pournami, Full Moon day Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar. This festival commemorates victory of Lord Murugan over the demon Soorapadman. It is believed on this day Goddess Parvati […]

Thai Masam 2020 | Thai Month in Tamil Calendar

Thai masam or Thai month or Thy masam is the tenth month as per the traditional Tamil Calendar. In 2020, Thai Masam begins on January 15 and ends on February 12. This month is one of the auspicious months for Tamil speaking people all around the world. Some Tamil people celebrate the first day of […]

Margazhi Masam 2019-2020 | Margali Month in Tamil Calendar

Margazhi masam or Margali masam or Margali maasa is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2019-2020, Margazhi month starts on 17 December 2019 and ends on 14 January 2020 (29 days). Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas […]

Pavai Nonbu 2019-2020 | Margazhi Nombu, Margali Nombu

Goddess Andal

Pavai Nombu (Margazhi Nombu) is a month-long vrata observed during the Tamil month of Margazhi or Margali masam. In 2019- 2020, Pavai Nombu starts on 17 December 2019 and ends on 14 January 2020 (29 days). Mainly the Nombu is for kanyas or virgin girls who want to get good husbands and pleasant married life. […]

17 December 2019 | Margali Masam begins | Margazhi Month 2019-2020

On 17 December 2019, Margali Masam begins (Margazhi Month). Margali Month is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2019-2020, 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 […]

Karthigai Masam 2019 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2019, Karthigai masam starts on November 17 and ends on December 16 (30 days). 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 […]

Aippasi Masam 2019 | 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 2019 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 2019 | Purattasi Masam 2019 (Purattasi Month) dates

Purattasi (Purattasi Masam, Purattasi month) is one of the auspicious months in Tamil calendar. In 2019, Purattasi masam starts on September 18 and ends on October 17 (30 days) 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 […]

Avani Masam 2019 | Aavani Month in Tamil calendar

Avani masam or Aavani month is 5th month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2019, Avani Masam begins on August 18 and ends on September 17 (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. […]

Adi Perukku 2019 | Aadi Perukku (Padinettam Perukku)

Adi Perukku (Aadi Perukku, Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettu) is one of the popular festivals of Tamil Nadu. In 2019, 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 2019 (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 2019 (Aadi Krithiga 2019) date is July 26, Friday. Aadi Karthigai is celebrated with lot of gusto in […]

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 2019 | Aadi Pandigai

Here is the list of Festivals in Aadi Masam 2019 (Aadi Pandigai).. In 2019, Aadi masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 17. 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 […]

Aani Masam 2020 | Aani Month dates in Tamil Panjangam

Aani masam or Aani month is the third month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Aani masam or Aani month begins on June 15 and ends on July 15. Aani month starts on Mithuna Sankranti day on which Sun transits into Mithuna Rasi or Gemini zodiac from Vrushabham or Taurus zodiac. Aani […]