Dhanurmasam 2018-2019 | Dhanumasam dates

Lord Vishnu

Dhanurmasam or Dhanumasam is known as Margazhi month as per the Tamil calendar. Dhanurmasam 2018-2019 starts on 16 December 2018 and ends on 14 January 2019. This month is the most auspicious month the devotees who Vaishnava tradition. Dhanurmasam begins on Dhanur Sankramanam day. On this day Sun enters into Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius zodiac sign). […]

Margazhi Masam 2019-2020 | Margali Month in Tamil Calendar

Margazhi masam or Margali masam or Margali maasa is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2019-2020, Margazhi month starts on 17 December 2019 and ends on 14 January 2020 (29 days). Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas […]

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 Ekadasi at Srirangam Ranganathar Temple in Tamil Nadu

Vaikunta Ekadashi, also known as Mukkoti Ekadasi, is observed on Margazhi Ekadashi or on the 11th day in Margali month in Tamil Nadu. Vaikunta Ekadashi 2017 date is January 8 & December 29. It is a major festival in SriRangam Sri Ranganathar temple (Ranganatha Swamy temple). Vaikunda Ekadasi is celebrated for twenty one days which is […]

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 […]

Dhanurmasa Puja, Margazhi Bhajans in Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham

Dhanurmasa Pujas will commence from 16 December 2013 at Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. The First Kala of the Trikala Nitya Chandramouleeswara Puja during the Dhanurmasa will begin in the Ushah-kala at around 4.00 am in morning. During the pujas, Margazhi Bhajans will be rendered by different bhajan mandalis and devotees as per following schedule: Scroll down […]

Margali Masam 2013-2014 (Margazhi Month)

In 2013-2014, Margali Masam begins on December 16 and ends on January 13, 2014. Margazhi Masam, Margali Month, is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar followed in all parts of Tamil Nadu. It comes after Karthikai Masam and prior to Thai masam. Margali Masam is very popular for music and spirituality. In many places […]

Arudra Darisanam 2012, Arudra Darshan at Thiruvannamalai Temple in Margazhi Masam

Thiruvannamalai temple

Arudra Darisanam or Arudra Darshan, also known as Thiruvathira festival, in the Tamil month of Margazhi or Margali masam is a celebration of the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva. Arudra Darisanam 2012 or Arudra Darshan festival 2012 date is January 8 & December 28. Click here for Arudra Darshanam 2013 date. Tiruvoodal festival commemorates the […]