Aadi Krithigai 2020 (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 2020 (Aadi Krithiga 2020) date is August 12, Wednesday. 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 2020 | Aadi Pandigai

Here is the list of Festivals in Aadi Masam 2020 (Aadi Pandigai).. In 2020, Aadi masam begins on July 16 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 […]

Adi Perukku 2020 | Aadi Perukku (Padinettam Perukku)

Adi Perukku (Aadi Perukku, Padinettam Perukku, Aadi Padinettu) is one of the popular festivals of Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Adi Perukku date is August 2. 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 Pirappu 2020 | Aadi Pandigai in Tamil Month of Aadi

Aadi Pirappu or Aadi Pandigai is the famous Tamil festival celebrated in the month of Aadi (July) as per Tamil Panjangam. In 2020, Aadi Pirappu date is July 16. It is observed on the first day of Aadi month to welcome the fresh water forces in to the earth. Aadi Pirappu is the biggest festival […]

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 […]

Mahamaham | Maha Magam

Mahamaham, also known as Mahamagham, is a Hindu festival which is celebrated once in 12 years in the Mahamaham tank located in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu. And the holy tank consists of the water from the holy rivers Mata Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Narmada, Godavari, Krishna, Tungabhadra, Kaveri, and Sarayu. Next Mahamaham festival will be celebrated in […]

Aadi Masam 2020 | Aadi Month dates in Tamil Calendar

Aadi masam or Aadi month is the fourth month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Aadi Masam begins on July 16 and ends on August 16 (32 days). Aadi month begins on Karkadaka Sankranti or Karka Sankramana day when Sun transits to Karkataka Rashi or Cancer zodiac from Mithuna Rashi or […]

Vaigasi Masam 2020 | 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 2020, Vaigasi month begins on May 14 and ends on June 14. Vaigasi month in 2020 corresponds with Vaishakh month and […]

Chithirai Masam 2020 | Chithirai Month in Tamil Calendar

Chithirai Masam 2020, Chithirai Month 2020 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 […]

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 2020-2021 | Margali Month in Tamil Calendar

Margazhi masam or Margali masam or Margali maasa is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2020-2021, Margazhi month starts on 16 December 2020 and ends on 13 January 2021 (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 2020-2021 | 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 2020- 2021, Pavai Nombu starts on 16 December 2020 and ends on 13 January 2021 (29 days). Mainly the Nombu is for kanyas or virgin girls who want to get good husbands and pleasant married life. […]