Panguni masam or Pankuni month is the last and final month in Tamil calendar or Tamil Panchangam (Nalla Neram). Usually Panguni month (March – April) is similar to that of Phalgun or Phalguna month in other Hindu calendars. In 2018, Panguni Masam begins on March 15 and ends on April 13.
The major festival during the month is Panguni Uthiram. On this day celestial wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shiva Parvathi Kalyanam) is celebrated. Panguni Uthiram 2018 date is March 31.
The first day of Chithirai month is celebrated as Tamil New Year or Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu or Chithirai Vishu in Tamil calendar. In 2018, Chithirai Vishu marks the beginning of Sri Vilambi Tamil Year.
Auspicious days and Festivals in Panguni Masam 2018
14 March 2018, Wednesday – Karadaiyan Nombu
18 March 2018, Sunday – Ugadi (Telugu New Year)
22 March 2018, Thursday – Skanda Sashti
25 March 2018, Sunday – Rama Navami
31 March 2018, Saturday – Panguni Uthiram
14 April 2018, Saturday – Puthandu (Varuda Pirappu, Chithirai Vishu)