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 Year which is also known as Chithirai Vishu or Puthandu or Varsha Pirapu. Chithirai is considered as highly auspicious month in Tamil Calendar. In 2018, Chithirai Masam begins on April 14 and ends on May 14.

Chithirai Thiruvizha or Madurai Chithirai Festival, popularly known as Chithirai Brahmotsavam, in Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple is celebrated during this month. Chithirai Pournami is also an auspicious day in Tamil Nadu.

Chithirai masam coincides with Chaitra month and Vaishakha month in traditional lunar calendars followed in North India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Chithirai month coincides with Medam month in Malayalam calendar. Next month in Tamil calendar is Vaikasi Masam.

Tamil Festivals in Chithirai Masam 2018

Saturday, 14 April 2018 – Chithirai Vishu, Puthandu (Tamil New Year, Solar New Year)

Monday, 16 April 2018 – Somvati Amavasya

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 – ParashuRam Jayanti

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 – Akshaya Tritiya

Sunday, 22 April 2018 – Ganga Saptami

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 – Sita Navami

Thursday, 26 April 2018 – Mohini Ekadashi

Saturday, 28 April 2018 – Narasimha Jayanti

Monday, 30 April 2018 – Buddha Purnima

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 – Narada Jayanti

Friday, 11 May 2018 – Apara Ekadashi

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