Chithirai Masam 2021 | Chithirai Month in Tamil Calendar

Chithirai Masam 2021, Chithirai Month 2021 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 2021, Chithirai Masam begins on April 14 and ends on May 14. Chithirai Masam of 2021 marks the beginning of Plava Varuda of Tamil calendar.

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 Vaigasi Masam.

Tamil Festivals in Chithirai Masam 2021

14 April 2021 – Chithirai Vishu (Puthandu, Varuda Pirappu), Sabarimala Nada Thurappu, Tamil New Year, Vishnu Punyakalam, Vishukkani

15 April 2021 – Kartikai Vratam

16 April 2021 – Chaturthi Vratam

18 April 2021 – Shashti Vratam

21 April 2021 – Sri Rama Navami, Vasanta Navaratri ends

23 April 2021 – Ekadashi Vratam, Vastu Day

24 April 2021 – Pradosham, Satya Saibaba Siddhi Day

26 April 2021 – Paurnami Vratam, Chitra Paurnami, Chitragupta Puja

27 April 2021 – Sri Hanuman Jayanti

30 April 2021 – Sankatahara Chaturthi

3 May 2021 – Shravana Vratam

4 May 2021 – Natarajar Abhishekam, Agni Nakshatram begins

7 May 2021 – Ekadashi Vratam

9 May 2021 – Pradosham

10 May 2021 – Monthly Shivaratri

11 May 2021 – Amavasyai, Chithirai Amavasyai

12 May 2021 – Kartikai Vratam

13 May 2021 – Chandra Darshanam

14 May 2021 – Akshaya Tritiyai, Vishnupati

Chithirai Masam 2020 – dates, days, tithis

14 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 1 – Valarpirai Tithi

15 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 2 – Valarpirai Tithi

16 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 3 – Valarpirai Tithi

17 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 4 – Valarpirai Tithi

18 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 5 – Valarpirai Tithi

19 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 6 – Valarpirai Tithi

20 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 7 – Valarpirai Tithi

21 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 8 – Valarpirai Tithi

22 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 9 – Valarpirai Tithi

23 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 10 – Valarpirai Tithi

24 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 11 – Valarpirai Tithi

25 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 12 – Valarpirai Tithi

26 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 13 – Valarpirai Tithi

27 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 14 – Valarpirai Tithi

28 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 15 – Teipirai Tithi

29 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 16 – Teipirai Tithi

30 April 2021 – Chithirai Masam 17 – Teipirai Tithi

1 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 18 – Teipirai Tithi

2 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 19 – Teipirai Tithi

3 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 20 – Teipirai Tithi

4 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 21 – Teipirai Tithi

5 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 22 – Teipirai Tithi

6 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 23 – Teipirai Tithi

7 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 24 – Teipirai Tithi

8 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 25 – Teipirai Tithi

9 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 26 – Teipirai Tithi

10 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 27 – Teipirai Tithi

11 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 28 – Teipirai Tithi

12 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 29 – Valarpirai Tithi

13 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 30 – Valarpirai Tithi

14 May 2021 – Chithirai Masam 31 – Valarpirai Tithi

Chithirai Masam in Previous Years

In 2020, Chithirai Masam begins on April 14 and ends on May 13.

In 2019, Chithirai Masam begins on April 14 and ends on May 14.

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