Margazhi Masam 2018-2019 | Margali Month in Tamil Calendar

Margazhi masam or Margali masam or Margali maasa is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2018-2019, Margazhi month starts on 16 December 2018 and ends on 14 January 2019. Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas are performed. […]

16 December 2018 | Margali Masam begins | Margazhi Month 2018-2019

On 16 December 2018, Margali Masam begins (Margazhi Month). Margali Month is the ninth month in traditional Tamil calendar. In 2018-19, Margazhi month ends on 14 January. Margali masam is one of the auspicious Tamil months. During the month, temples are opened in the early morning and special pujas are performed. A popular vratham called ‘Tiruvembaavai […]

Koodaravalli 2019 | Koodaravalli Festival during Margazhi Month

Koodaravalli is an auspicious day observed on the 27th day of Margazhi Month. In 2019, Koodaravalli date is January 11. It is observed as a part of Pavai Nombu (Margazhi Nombu). In her 27th Pashuram of Thiruppavai, Sri Andal mentioned as ‘Koodarai Vellum Seer Govinda’ which means she shared sweets to mark the end of […]

Thiruvempaavai 2017-2018 | Tiruvempavai in Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleshwara Temple

Thiruvempaavai or Tiruvempavai is a ten day puja dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2017-2018, 10-day Thiruvempavai ends on January 2, 2018 with Thiruvadirai Nombu (Arudra Darisanam). To celebrate the event, devotees throng to the temple of Arunachaleshwara swamy in Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, to sing Thiruvempaavai. It is a part of Thiruvaasagam composed in Tiruvannamali during […]

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 […]

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 […]