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 […]

Karkidaka Masam 2017 | Karkidakam Month 2017

Karkidaka masam (Karikidakam month / Ramayana Masam) is the last and 12th month in Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2017, Karkidaka Masam starts on July 17 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 […]

Ramayana Masam 2017 begins in Malayalam calendar of Kerala

Karkidaka masam or Karkadika month, also known as Ramayana masam, begins on July 17, 2017 as per traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Karkidaka masam is the last month in Kerala and it marks the ending of Kollavarsham 2016-2017 and Chingam Month 1 marks the beginning of Kollavarsham 2017-2018. During this month no auspicious events […]

Anayoottu in Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur, Kerala

‘Anayoottu’ is an annual festival celebrated at Sree Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur in Kerala. In 2013, Anayoottu date is July 17. Anayoottu is a festival dedicated to elephants. It means a ‘feast for elephants’. It is celebrated in Karkidakam Month (Ramayana Masam – Panja Masam) as per Kerala calendar. Devotees believe that worshipping Lord Ganesa will ward […]

Karkidakam Month 2012 begins today in Malayalam Calendar, Karkidakam Masam

Karkidakam month 2012 has begun today, 16 July. Also known as, Ramayanam Masam, Karkidakam masam (last or 12th month in Malayalam calendar of Kerala) ends on August 16. This month has great importance as this month is dedicated to dead ancestors. It begins on Karkidaka sankramana day, the day when Sun transits into Karkidaka rashi […]