Makara Masam 2021 | Makaram Month in Malayalam Calendar of Kerala

Makara Masam or Makaram month is the sixth month in Malayalam calendar of Kerala and other Malabar regions. In 2021, Makara Masam starts on January 14 with Makara Sankranti or transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn) and ends on February 12, 2021.

Makara vilakku or Makarajyothi festival in Sabarimala Ayyappa temple marks the beginning of Makaram month.

During Makaram month, some special celebrations are held in Goddess Bhagavathi temples in Kerala. Bharani nakshatram day in Makaram month is celebrated as Makara Bharani in Bhagavathi temples. Prathistana day is celebrated in Makara masa in many temples of Kerala.

Thaipusam is a popular festival dedicated to Lord Subramanya (Murugan). It is observed on Poosam day in Thaimasam of Tamil calendar. Next month in Malayalam calendar is Kumbha masam.

Makara masam coincides with Thai masam in Tamil calendar, Magh month in other lunar calendars.

Important Malayalam Festivals in Makara Masam 2021

Thursday, 14 January 2021 – Pongal

Thursday, 14 January 2021 – Makara Sankranti, Uttarayan Festival

Sunday, 24 January 2021 – Pausha Putrada Ekadashi

Thursday, 28 January 2021 – Paush Purnima

Sunday, 31 January 2021 – Sakat Chauth

Sunday, 7 February 2021 – Shattila Ekadashi

Thursday, 11 February 2021 – Mauni Amavasya

Friday, 12 February 2021 – Kumbha Sankranti

Makara Masam 2020 days, dates

14 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 1

15 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 2

16 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 3

17 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 4

18 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 5

19 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 6

20 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 7

21 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 8

22 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 9

23 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 10

24 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 11

25 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 12

26 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 13

27 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 14

28 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 15

29 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 16

30 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 17

31 January 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 18

1 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 19

2 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 20

3 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 21

4 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 22

5 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 23

6 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 24

7 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 25

8 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 26

9 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 27

10 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 28

11 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 29

12 February 2021 – Makaram Month 1196, Day 30

Makara Masam in Previous Years

In 2020, Makara Masam starts on January 15 with Makara Sankranti or transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn) and ends on February 13, 2020.

Makara Masam 2019 – January 15 to February 12

Makara Masam 2018 – January 14 to February 12.

Makara Masam 2017 – January 14 to February 12.

Makara Masam 2016 – January 15 to February 12.

In 2015, Makara Masam starts on January 14 with Makara Sankranti or transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn) and ends on February 12, 2015.

In 2014, Makaram Masam was from January 14 to February 12. In 2012, Makara Masam dates – from January 15 to February 13.

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