Chingam 1, Chingam month 1, first day of Chingam month is the Malayalam New Year Day. In Malayalam calendar, New Year almanac (Kolla varsham) begins on Chingam 1. Chingam 1 2019 date is August 17. Chingam Month 1 marks the transition of Sun to Chingam rasi or Simha rasi (Leo zodiac) from Karkidakam rasi or Karka rasi (Cancer zodiac).
As per Malayalam calendar, Chingam 1 in 2019-2020 marks the beginning of Kollavarsham 1195 of Malayalam year. Chingam 1 is also known as Simha Sankranti.
Onam or Thiruvonam is the biggest festival celebrated in Chingam month and it is also the biggest of all Kerala festivals. Malayalam calendar is the only calendar which celebrated its New Year in rainy season i.e. in August.
Chinga Masam coincides with Shravana Masam – Bhadrapada Masam in Chandramana Amavasyanta Panchangam of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Goa and Bhadrapad Month – Ashwin Month in Purnimanta Panchangam of North India. It is Bhadra Mash in Bengali Panjika and Bhadra Maas in Nepali Patri. Chingam Month coincides with Aavani Masam in Tamil calendar.
Panchangam – 17 August 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:07 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:54
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)20:20 Chandrastama (Moonset)07:22
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 22:48
Nakshatra Shatabhisha – 13:56
Yoga Atiganda – 13:53
Karana Garaja – 22:48
Purnimanta Month Bhaadrupada
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 09:19 – 10:55
Gulika Kalam: 06:07 – 07:43
Yama Gandam: 14:06 – 15:42
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka – 13:17:59
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kumbha
Abhijit: 12:05 – 12:56
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 21:07 – 22:55
Durmuhurthams: 06:58 – 07:49