Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2021, Masi Magam date is February 27.
Masi Magam is celebrated on Magam Nakshatra day in Masi month. The festival generally falls on Pournami or Full Moon day. Masi month is the favorite month for Lord Shiva and Pitru Devatas or dead ancestors.
Millions of devotees visit the temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Muruga, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Durga on Masi Makam day and perform special pujas to please the deities. Special pujas and Abhisheka are held in Kumbakonam Natarajar temple, Palani Murugan temple, Tiruchendur Subramanya swamy temple, and many other temples all around Tamil Nadu.
Panchang, Masi Magam – 27 February 2021
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 6:48 AM
Suryastamayam (Sunset) : 6:20 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 6:25 PM
Chandrastamayam (Moonset) : 6:59 AM
Tithi : Purnima upto 01:46 PM Pratipada
Nakshatra : Magha upto 11:18 AM Purva Phalguni
Yoga : Sukarman upto 07:38 PM Dhriti
Karana : Bava upto 01:46 PM Balava upto 12:35 AM, Feb 28 Kaulava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Shaniwara
Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta ; Magha – Amavasyanta
Vikram Samvat : 2077 Pramadi
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Magh Mahina 2077 (Magh Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Kumbham Month 1196 (Kumbha Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Magha Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Maasi Month (Maasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Phalgun Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Phagun Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Magha Masam (Magham)
Marathi Calendar – Magha Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Magh Maas
Shubh Muhurat (Auspicious Timings):
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:11 PM to 12:57 PM
Amrit Kalam (Amrutha Kalam) : 9:02 AM to 10:33 AM 03:39 AM, Feb 28 to 05:08 AM, Feb 28
Time to Avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 9:41 AM to 11:08 AM
Yamaganda Kalam : 2:00 PM to 03:27 PM
Gulikai Kalam (Kuligai Timings) : 6:48 AM to 08:15 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 6:48 AM to 07:34 AM 07:34 AM to 08:20 AM
Varjyam : 6:44 PM to 08:13 PM
Masi Magam in Previous Years
In 2020, Masi Magam date is March 8.
In 2019, Masi Magam date was February 19.
In 2015, Masi Magam date was March 4.
In 2014, Masi Magam date was February 15.
In 2013, Masi Magam date was February 25.
In 2012, on Masi Magam day, Holi is celebrated in other parts of India. Kaman Pandigai is other name for Holi in Tamil Nadu. Masi Makam 2011 date was February 18.
Masi Magam 2012 date was March 7, 2012.