Special Trains for Aadi Amavasai, Rameswaram

The Southern Railway has announced fully unreserved special trains in Madurai– Rameswaram sector on the occasion of Aadi Amavasai festival at Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram. A railway statement issued on Wednesday said the special train would leave Madurai at 10.40 p.m. on August 10 and reach Rameswaram at 2 a.m. the next day. The […]

Sathuragiri Aadi Amavasai 2018 | Sundara Mahalinga Swamy Temple’s Aadi Festival

Aadi Amavasai is celebrated with utmost gusto and fervor at Sathuragiri Hills, Chathuragiri,otherwise known as ‘Sundara Mahalingam’ near Srivilliputhur in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Aadi Amavasai date is August 11. Ahead of the ‘Aadi Amavasai’ that falls on Saturday (August 11) thousands of pilgrims have started thronging the Sri Sundara Mahalingam Swamy and Sri Sandhana […]

Aadi Amavasai Pitru Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras – 11 August 2018

Pitru Tharpanam

Aadi Amavasai Pitru Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras 2018 – Karkadika Vavu bali, Shravan Amavasya / Ashada Amavasya Tharpana Sankalpa Mantras.. 11 July 2018 is Shravan Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars, Ashada Amavasya in Amavasyant calendars, Aadi Amavasai in Tamil calendars, Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Malayalam calendars. Tharpana Sankalpam for Bodhayana Amavasya goes like this.. (10 August 2018) […]

Aadi Amavasai 2018 | Aadi Amavasya 2018 date, Time

Aadi Amavasai or Aadi Amavasya is the No Moon day in Aadi month (August) as per Tamil calendar. In 2018, Aadi Amavasai date is August 11. Aadi Amavasai is dedicated to forefathers and dead ancestors.  Amavasya is considered very auspicious day in Tamil calendar and Aadi Amavasya is highly auspicious. Aadi Amavasai 2018 date in USA […]

Aadi Masam 2018 | Aadi Month dates in Tamil Calendar

Aadi masam or Aadi month is the fourth month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. In 2018, Aadi Masam begins on July 17 and ends on August 16. Aadi month begins on Karkadaka Sankranti or Karka Sankramana day when Sun transits to Karkataka Rashi or Cancer zodiac from Mithuna Rashi or Gemini zodiac. […]

2 August 2016, Aadi Amavasai (Amavasya in Aadi Masam)

2 August 2016 is Aadi Amavasai in Tamil Nadu (Amavasya in Aadi Masam). The main ritual of Aadi Amavasai is Pithru Tharpanam vidhi. Offering shraddha rituals to dead ancestors (forefathers) is considered highly meritorious. It coincides with similar ritual in Kerala – Karkidaka Vavubali. Aadi Masam is considered inauspicious for any auspicious event but for Devata […]

Aadi Amavasai, 26 July 2014

Pitru Paksha Shraddh Mahalaya Paksha

26 July 2014 is Aadi Amavasai in Tamil Nadu. The main ritual of Aadi Amavasai is Pithru Tharpanam vidhi. Offering shraddha rituals to dead ancestors (forefathers) is considered highly meritorious. Aadi Amavasai begins at 1.56 AM on 26 July and ends on 27 July at 4.11 AM. It coincides with similar ritual in Kerala – Karkidaka […]

6 August 2013, Aadi Amavasai (Today)

Today, 6 August 2013 is Aadi Amavasai. It is the No Moon day in Aadi Month as per Tamil calendar. Pithru Tharpanam is performed on Aadi Amavasai in Tamil Nadu. Hindus believe that the offerings they make during this period of 15 days starting from this new moon day would reach their forefathers and appease […]

30 July 2011, Amavasya, Today

Today is Amavasya (30 July 2011: Shani Amavasya), the No Moon day in Hinduism. It is Shravan Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars consider it as Ashada Amavasya. Amavasya begins at 02.04 am on 30 July 2011 and ends at 12.10 am on 31 July 2011. It is also […]