Girivalam January 2020 date, Timings – Thiruvannamalai Girivalam January 2020, Arunachala Giripradakshina in January 2020.
Girivalam is a ritualistic procedure of Giri Pradakshina, circumambulation of a sacred place. Usually, the term ‘Girivalam’ is pointed at Thiruvannamalai Giri Pradakshinam. January 2018 Purnima is known as Margazhi Pournami in Tamil calendar, Dhanu Masam Veluthu vavu in Malayalam calendar and Poush Purnima as per all Chandramana Calendars.
The popular Shiva Temple – Arunachaleshwarar Kovil is located in Thiruvannamalai. Girivalam, also known as Malaivalam is a monthly ritual, a token of devotion working a stage in spiritual developments. The illumination of the entire disc of moon, is a monthly feature devotees drawn from different parts of the world visit the temple and phallic symbol placed in the sanctum sanctorum, and the mother Goddess Uma.
Girivalam covers the circular area of about fifteen kilometers of distance.
Girivalam January 2020 date, Timings..
Margazhi Pournami – 10 January 2020, Friday (Pushya Pournami / Dhanu Masam Veluthuvavu)
Girivalam Starting Time – 2.48 AM, 10 January
Girivalam Ending Time – 1.49 AM, 11 January
Girivalam day – 9 January (Thursday) & 10 January 2020 (Friday)
This Pournami is Margazhi Pournami as per Tamil calendar and Paush Purnima (Pushya Pournami) in other Hindu calendars.
Panchangam, 10 January 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:54
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)17:35 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 24:50*
Nakshatra Ardra – 14:48
Yoga Indra – 16:47
Karana Bava – 24:50*
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 11:14 – 12:34
Gulika Kalam: 08:34 – 09:54
Yama Gandam: 15:14 – 16:34
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Poush Mahina 2076 (Poush Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Dhanu Month 1195 (Dhanu Masam)
Tamil Calendar – Margali Month (Margazhi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Poush Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Poush Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Pushya Masam (Pushyam)
Marathi Calendar – Poush Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Poush Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Mithuna
Abhijit: 12:12 – 12:55
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 26:09* – 27:40*
Durmuhurthams: 12:55 – 13:38