Karthigai Masam 2020 (Karthigai Month) in Tamil Nadu

Karthigai masam, Karthikai masam, is the eighth month as per Tamil Calendar. In 2020, Karthigai masam starts on November 16 and ends on December 15 (30 days). This month, Karthigai, got its name from the Tamil star ‘Krithiga. Karthikai masam is the favorite month for Lord Muruga, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu as per the […]

Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam 2019 | Arunachaleshwara Karthigai Deepam

Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam is a festival observed in the Tamil Karthigai Month at famous Tiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara swamy temple in Tamil Nadu. In 2019, Thiruvannamalai Karthikai Maha Deepam date is December 10. It is celebrated on Kartikai Pournami, the Full Moon day in the month of Kaarthikai. This festival coincides with Krithikai nakshatram. In Thiruvannamalai, […]

Bharani Deepam 2019 | Inaugural Ritual of Karthigai Deepam

Bharani Deepam is the inaugural ritual of Karthigai Deepam and observed early morning on Karthikai Maha Deepam festival. In 2019, Bharani Deepam date is December 10. It is observed between 3 and 3.30 am on December 10. This ritual is a fire sacrifice performed before the Surya temple. During this Deeparadhanai, a bowl of ghee […]