Pavai Nonbu 2018-2019 | Margazhi Nombu, Margali Nombu

Goddess Andal

Pavai Nombu (Margazhi Nombu) is a month-long vrata observed during the Tamil month of Margazhi or Margali masam. In 2018- 2019, Pavai Nombu starts on December 16, 2018 & ends on January 14, 2019. Mainly the Nombu is for kanyas or virgin girls who want to get good husbands and pleasant married life. It is […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi 2017

Vaikunta Ekadashi vrata is observed on Dhanur Masa Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or on the 11th day of bright fortnight during Dhanur Masam. In 2017, Vaikunta Ekadashi dates are – 8 January and 29 December. Vaikunta Ekadashi of 8 January is Pushya Shukla Ekadasi day as per Telugu, Kannada and North Indian Hindi calendars. Vaikunta Ekadasi is […]

Dhanurmasa Vratam

Dhanurmasa Vratam is observed throughout the Dhanurmasam (From Dhanu Sankramana till the Makara Sankranti) by many devotees. In 2016-2017, Dhanurmasam begins on 16 December 2016 and ends on 13 January 2017. The importance or the significance of Dhanurmasa Vratam is mentioned in the Brahmanda Purana, Matsya Purana, Sri Bhagavatham and Narayana Samhita as a conversation […]

Thiruppavai | Tiruppavai

The Tiruppavai (Thiruppavai) is a collection of thirty paasurams or stanzas written and compiled by Andal. All the pasurams are written in Tamil praising Lord Tirumal or Vishnu or Perumal. It is considered as prominent part in Divya Prabandha. Divya Prabandha is compiled by twelve Alvars of Tamil Vaishnavas. Thiruppavai is a divine text recited […]

Mukkoti Ekadashi 2012, Mukkoti Ekadasi Vratam in Andhra Pradesh

Mukkoti Ekadashi, also known as Vaikunta Ekadasi, is observed on Dhanurmasa Ekadashi or the 11th day of Dhanurmasam. Mukkoti Ekadashi 2012 date is January 5 and December 23/24. This festival is celebrated with lot of fervor at Vishnu temples in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In 2012 on January 5th, this famous Ekadashi vratam falls on […]

Dhanur Sankranti – Dhanur Sankramanam

Dhanur Sankranti, also known as Dhanu Sankramanam, is the transition of the Sun to Dhanu Rashi or the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. Dhanu Sankranti 201o date is 16 December 2011. Usually, Dhanu Sankraman occurs on Margasira Amavasya as per Telugu and Kannada calendars. As per Tamil calendar, Dhanus sankraman falls on the first day of […]