Karkidaka Masam 2020 | Karkidakam Month 2020

Karkidaka masam (Karikidakam month / Ramayana Masam) is the last and 12th month in Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2020, Karkidaka Masam starts on July 16 and ends on August 16. Karkidakam month is dedicated to dead ancestors during when Shraddh ritual or pitru tharpan are offered to them. It marks the Sun’s transition […]

Nalambala Darshanam in Ramayana Masam (Karkidaka Masam)

Nalambala Darshanam is an auspicious pilgrimage observed during Ramayana Masam (Karkidaka Masam). Nalambala Darshanam is the collective pilgrimage of four temples – The four temples dedicated to the brothers Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shathrughna, located in Ramapuram, Koodappulam, Amanakara, and Methiri respectively, are perfect for this as they are not more than four kilometres apart […]

Ramayana Masam 2020 begins in Malayalam calendar of Kerala

Karkidaka masam or Karkadika month, also known as Ramayana masam, begins on July 16, 2020 as per traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Karkidaka masam is the last month in Kerala and it marks the ending of Kollavarsham 2020-2021 and Chingam Month 1 marks the beginning of Kollavarsham 2020-2021. During this month no auspicious events […]

Karkidaka Kanji – Ingredients, Method of Preparation

Karkidaka Kanji – Ingredients, Method of Preparation.. Karkadika Kanji is a recipe made exclusively in Kerala during Karkidaka Masam to get rid of unhealthy conditions that may occur during the rainy season of Karkidaka Masam (July-August) and Chinga Masam (August-September) in Malayalam calendar. Here is the list of ingredients needed for Karkidaka Kanji 1. Malli […]

Kalabham, Karkkidaka Seeveli Perunthiramruthu Pooja in Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram

Karkidakam Kalabham is a six day festival organized prior to Karkidaka masam in Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram. Karkkidaka Seeveli Perunthiramruthu Pooja in this temple attracts thousands of devotees. Devotees offer special pujas to Lord Anantha Padmanabha. In 2011, Karkkidaka Seeveli Perunthiramruthu Pooja dates are – 11 July to 16 July. With the recent discovery of treasures […]