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Chinga Masam 2018 | Chingam Month in Malayalam Calendar

Chinga Masam or Chingam Month is the first month in traditional Malayalam calendar of Kerala. In 2018, Chinga Masam starts on August 17 and ends on 16 September. Malayalam calendar or Kolla Varsham begins on Chingam 1 or the first day of the Chingam month.

Chingam month 1 marks the beginning of Kolla Varsham 1194 (Malayalam calendar 2018-2019). Onam or Thiruonam is the biggest of all festivals of Chingam month as well as of all festivals in Kerala.

Chinga Masam corresponds with Tamil month of Avani masam.

In 2018, Chingam month coincides with Shravan Month and Bhadrapada month in Marathi, Telugu, Gujarati, and Kannada panchanga. Bengali month of Bhadra Mash is the corresponding month of Malayalam Chingam month. In Hindi calendars, mostly it corresponds with Shravan & Bhadrapada Month in 2018.

Important Festivals & Auspicious Days in Chingam Month 2018

17 August 2018 – Kolla Varsham Aarambam, Sabarimala Masa Pooja Arambham, Chinga Ravi Samkramam

22 August 2018 – Putraprada Ekadashi

23 August 2018 – Pradosham

24 August 2018 – First Onam

25 August 2018 – Thiruvonam

26 August 2018 – Third Onam, Raksha Bandhan, Pournami, Avani Avittam, Pournami Vrutham, Gayathri Japam

27 August 2018 – Fourth Onam, Sri Narayana Guru Jayanthi

28 August 2018 – Ayyankali Jayanthi

2 September 2018 – Karthika Vrutham, Sri Krishna Jayanthi

6 September 2018 – Aja Ekadashi

7 September 2018 – Pradosham

9 September 2018 – Amavasi

10 September 2018 – Sri Somavara Vratam

13 September 2018 – Vinayakha Chathurthi, Chaturthi Vrutham

14 September 2018 – Rishi Panchami, Shasti

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  1. miny joseph says:

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    star of wife- atham(birthdate-26October-1962-4.45 a.m)

  2. Vittanath says:

    starting & ending of chinga masam in 2017 calendar

  3. Ushi says:

    malayalam calendar 2017 pdf download with chingamasam and all

  4. Raktakamal says:

    chigamasam starts on which date at year 2017

  5. Soma says:

    greeting words for chingam 1 for 2017 in malayalam