Makaravilakku 2023, Sabarimala Makara Vilakku Festival in 2023, when is Makaravilakku in 2023?
Makaravilakku Festival (Makara Vilakku) is celebrated on Makara Jyoti Darshanam day near Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in January every year. In 2023, Makaravilakku date is January 14.
It is a week-long festival usually falls during Makar Sankramana. Prior to this celebration, Makara Jyoti is appeared in Sabarimala forest area.
The arrival of Malikapurathuama on an elephant marks the beginning of Makaravilakku festival. The procession goes on to Patinettampadi, the 18 divine steps of Sabarimala Ayyappa Sannidhanam. After visiting Lord Ayyappa, she goes back to her abode.
Kuruthi Puja is another popular ritual observed during Makaravilakku festival.
Panchang, 14 January 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:54 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:45 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 12:04 AM, Jan 15
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 11:25 AM
Tithi : Saptami upto 07:22 PMAshtami
Nakshatra : Hasta upto 06:14 PMChitra
Yoga : Vishti upto 06:54 AM Bava upto 07:22 PM Balava
Karana : Atiganda upto 12:34 PM Sukarma
Weekday : Shaniwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakruth
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta Pausha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:58 AM to 12:41 PM
Amrit Kalam : 11:49 AM to 01:32 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 09:36 AM to 10:58 AM
Yamaganda : 01:41 PM to 03:02 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 06:54 AM to 08:15 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 06:54 AM to 07:37 AM 07:37 AM to 08:21 AM
Varjyam : 02:33 AM, Jan 15 to 04:13 AM, Jan 15