Masi Magam 2021 – Masi Makam, Masi Maham

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

Today’s Panchangam:

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.

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  1. Nataraj says:

    Masi magam is the biggest festival celebrated in Kumbakonam natarajaswamy temple. some murugan temples also host jubilant celebrations on the day.

  2. sambanda murthy says:

    while the date for observing bath ritual at kumbakonam for masi makam=2011, there is no information about the time when the makam star enters full-moon day. it is requested to post the same for the specific information of interested pilgrims please.

  3. Bhawanidas says:

    how to predict hindu lagna for magam star