Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2019, Masi Magam date is February 19.
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 – 19 February 2019
विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पूर्णिमा, अश्लेषा नक्षत्र, शोभन योग, बव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:00 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:21
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:12 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 21:23
Nakshatra Ashlesha – 11:03
Yoga Shobhana – 11:49
Karana Bava – 21:23
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Maagha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 15:31 – 16:56
Gulika Kalam: 12:40 – 14:06
Yama Gandam: 09:50 – 11:15
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Magh Mahina 2075
Malayalam Calendar – Kumbham Month 1194 (Kumbha Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Magha Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Maasi Month (Maasi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Phalgun Mash 1425
Nepali Calendar – Falgun Maas 2075
Telugu Calendar – Magha Masam (Magham)
Marathi Calendar – Magh Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Magh Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka – 11:03:19
Amrita Kalam 29:54* – 31:18*
Abhijit: 12:18 – 13:03
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 21:31 – 22:55
Durmuhurthams: 23:24 – 24:15*
Masi Magam in Previous Years
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.