Puthandu, Varusha Pirappu, Chithirai Vishu, Chithirai Pirappu, Chithirai 1 – is the Tamil New Year day. It falls on Mesha Sankramana (Mesha Sankranti day). Mesha Sankramanam is the transition of the Sun into Mesha Rashi (Aries Zodiac) from Meena Rashi (Pisces Zodiac).
In 2018, Puthandu date is April 14. It marks the beginning of Hemalambi Nama Samvatsaram (Vijaya Varusha) in Hindu calendar. Vilambi Samvatsaram is the 32nd year in 60 years of Hindu almanac cycle.
Puthandu also marks the first day of Chithirai Masam in Tamil calendar. Tamil Panchangam / Nalla Neram begins with Chithirai Masam and ends with Panguni Masam.
Puthandu is also known as Sauramana Ugadi as it marks the beginning of the new year as per Sauramana Panchangam (Solar calendar).
Download Tamil Panchangam 2017-2018, Thirukanitha Panchangam – Link
Puthandu 2018 date in USA & Canada is – April 14 (PST, MST, CST & EST).
Puthandu 2018 date in UK & Europe, UAE & other Gulf countries – April 14
Puthandu 2018 date in Singapore, Malaysia – April 14
Puthandu 2018 date in Australia & New Zealand – April 14
As per the standard Panchangam 2017-2018, Puthandu 2017-2018 Panchanga sravanam details are given here.
- Hevilambi / Hemalamba Varuda Navanayaka Phala 2017-2018 Predictions – Link
- Aaya Vyaya 2017-2018 for all rashis — Ratio of income and expenses for all moon sign natives — Link
- Rajapujyam Avamanam 2017-2018 for all rashis — Ratio of honor and dishonor for all moonsign natives — Link
- Kandaya Phalams 2017-2018 for all Nakshatrams (Durmukhi Varuda Nakshatra Phalam) — good and bad on scale for all Nakshatrams — Link
In 2017, Puthandu date was April 14.