Holi Festival Celebrations in South India, Ritual of Kamadahan

Holi festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in South India states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. Holi 2020 date is March 9|10. People in South India worship the Hindu God of Love, Kama (also known as Manmadha, Vasanth) during the festival of colors, Holi. Puranas describe the tremendous sacrifice of Kamadeva for […]

Kama Dahanam 2020

Kama Dahanam is an auspicious ritual performed a day prior to Holi festival in South Indian states – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Kamadahanam during Holi festival date is March 8. Kamadahanam Time on 8 March 2020 – 6.25 PM onwards.. Kamadahanam is associated with the legend of Kama deva (the […]

Masi Magam 2020 – Masi Makam, Masi Maham

Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2020, Masi Magam date is March 8. 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 […]

Kaman Pandigai, Kamavilas or Kamadahanam during Holi in South Indian states

Holi is celebrated as Kaman Pandigai, Kamavilas, and Kamadahanam in South Indian states. In 2018, Kamadahanam date is February 27 or February 28 based on the local traditions. The festival of colours is celebrated with utmost fervor in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. Kama Dahanam legend about Holi describes why it is referred to as […]