Significance of Panguni Uthiram

What is the Significance of Panguni Uthiram? Spiritual significance and religious importance of Panguni Uthiram festival is given here.. The Panguni Uthiram is an important festival falls in the month ‘Panguni’ i.e. Palguna (March-April). This month is special because of the star ‘Uthiram’ usually falls on Pournami Day. Besides, it is on ‘Panguni Pournami Uthiram” that […]

Panguni Uthiram 2021 | Panguni Uthiram in Tamil Nadu

Panguni Uthiram is one of the important Tamil festivals. It is celebrated during Panguni masam or Panguni month (March – April) during Uthiram nakshatra day. In 2021, Panguni Uthiram date is March 28. Usually this festival falls during the Full Moon day or Pournami. The major event during the festival in Tamil Nadu temples is […]

Karadaiyan Nombu 2021 | Karadayan Vritham

Karadaiyan Nombu, or Karadayan Vritham, also known as Karadayan Savitri Vritham is a vritham dedicated to Goddess Shakti or Kamakshi. Karadaiyan Nombu 2021 date is 14 March. And the best time for breaking fast and to wear the sacred thread is till 4 PM to 4.30 PM on 14 March in India. It is observed […]

Varusha Pirappu 2021 | Tamil New Year 2021-2022

Varusha Pirappu 2021, Tamil New Year 2021-2022 marks the beginning of 2021-2022 Tamil year (Plava Nama Varuda). Varusha Pirappu, or Puthandu or Chithirai Vishu, is the Tamil New Year celebrated all around the world by Tamil people. In 2021, Varusha Pirappu or Puthandu date is April 14. This is the first day in Tamil month […]

Masi Magam 2021 – Masi Makam, Masi Maham

Masi Magam (Masi Makam or Masi Maham) is the major festival celebrated during Masi Masam (Febraury – March) in Tamil Nadu. In 2021, Masi Magam date is February 27. Masi Magam is celebrated on Magam Nakshatra day in Masi month. The festival generally falls on Pournami or Full Moon day. Masi month is the favorite […]

Masi month 2021 | Maasi Masam in Tamil Calendar 2021

Maasi masam or Masi month is the 11th month in Tamil calendar. This month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Pitru Devatas or ancestors. In 2021, Masi Masam or Maasi month starts on February 13 and end on March 13. In Tamil Nadu, people consider the month of Masi as auspicious to start their new […]

Surya Pongal 2021 | Second day of Pongal in Tamil Nadu

Surya Pongal is the second day of four-day Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu. In 2021, Surya Pongal date is January 14. As the name suggests, the festival is dedicated to Surya or Sun God. Surya Pongal is celebrated as Makar Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and North Indian states. This is also the first day […]

Ancient Tamil Culture

Ancient Tamil culture is considered as the breath of the ancient Tamil people, since Tamil was occupied as a part and parcel in their life. Most of the ancient people were expert in Tamil language, literature, music, dance, theatre, folk arts, martial arts, painting and sculpture etc. They spent their time by engaging themselves in […]

Kavadi Dance | Kavadi Aattam dedicated to Murugan

Kavadi Dance is a type of honour given to Lord Muruga by the devotees during the time of the festival of Thaipusam. The kavadi is an item made out of wood or steel, and it would be decorated with flowers and peacock feathers, and Murugan devotees would carry it during the auspicious Thaipusam festival day […]

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Brahmotsavam 2020 | Panguni Uthram Festival in Mylapore Temple

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Brahmotsavam is a ten-day festival celebrated during Panguni Uthiram. In 2020, Kapaleeswarar Brahmotsavams begins on March 28 and will end on April 8 with Panguni Uthiram annual festival celebrations. It starts with Dhwajarohanam (flag hoisting) at 7.30 am on March 29. Kapaleeswarar Ratholsavam 2020 date is April 4 and Arupathmoovar will be […]

Tamil Festivals 2018 | List of Tamil Pandigai 2018

Tamil Nadu is the land of devotion and spirituality. There is a huge list of Tamil festivals celebrated in Tamil Nadu and all over the world by Tamil people in throughout the year 2018. Pongal, Masi Makam, Panguni Uthiram, Vaigasi Visagam, Aavani Avittam, Vinayaga Chaturthi, Navarathri, Saraswati Puja, Deepavali, Kantha Sashti, Thiru Karthigai, and Vaikunta […]

Ayyappa Jayanthi 2021 | Lord Ayyappan Jayanti on Panguni Uthiram

Lord Ayyappa Sabarimala

Ayyappa Jayanthi, the Lord Ayyappan Jayanti, is observed on Painkuni Uthiram or Panguni Uthiram day which falls on Pournami or Full Moon day in Meena Masam of Malayalam calendar. In 2021, Ayyappa Jayanti date is March 28. Lord Ayyappa is considered to be born out of the union between Mohini avataram of Lord Vishnu and […]

Masi Makam at Mamallapuram | Mahabalipuram Temple Festival during Masi Magam

Masi Makam or Masi Magam is one of the big festivals celebrated at Mamallapuram Thirukkadalmallai temple in Tamil Nadu. In 2016, Masi Magam celebrations will be held on February 22. As the main festival is celebrated in Chithirai month, this is the second biggest festival of Mahabalipuram temple. On Masi Magam day, special pujas and […]

Valli Kalyanam on Vaikasi Visakam, Sri Valli Murugan Thirukalyanam in Vaikasi Masam

Valli Kalyanam or Sri Valli Murugan Thirukalyanam is the celestial wedding ceremony of Lord Murugan or Subramanya and the tribal girl Sri Valli. Valli Kalyanam is observed on Vaikasi Visakam or Vaigasi Visagam day in temples dedicated to Murugan. The legend associated with ritual is mentioned in many scriptures of Tamil religious literature. In 2015, […]

13 April 2014, Panguni Uthiram

13 April 2014 is Panguni Uthiram festival in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the important Tamil festivals celebrated in Panguni Masam as per Tamil calendar. It falls on Uthiram nakshatra in Panguni Month. It falls in Chaitra Month as per all other lunar Hindu calendars. The important event of Panguni Uthiram is the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess […]

Kanchi Brahmotsavam 2014, Kanchipuram Kamakshi Ammal Temple Festival

Kamakshi Mata, Kanchipuram

Kanchi Kamakshi Brahmotsavam is held in Kanchipuram Kamakshi Ammal Temple during Maasi masam as per Tamil Calendar. It is the major festive celebrations at Kamakshi Astadasha Shakti Peetham. In 2014, Kanchi Kamakshi Brahmotsavam begins on February 5 and ends on February 25. This festival is held for 13 days. During the Brahmotsavam celebrations, Vahana seva […]

Karadayan Nonbu, Karadaiyan Nombu or Karadayan Vratam

Karadayan Nonbu, Karadaiyan Nombu, Karadayan Vratam or Savitri Vratham, is a vow observed in Tamil Nadu on the last day in Maasi masam or the Masi month in Tamil calendar. This festival also marks the Meena Sankramanam or the transition of Sun into Meena Rasi (Pisces) from Kumbha rasi (Aquarius). In 2019, Karadayan Nonbu date […]

Tamil Festivals 2010 – Important Tamil Nadu Hindu Festivals in 2010

Tamil Nadu is the land of devotion and spirituality. There is a huge list of Tamil festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu and all over the world by Tamil people in throughout the year 2010. Pongal, Masi Makam, Panguni Uthiram, Vaigasi Visagam, Aavani Avittam, Vinayaga Chaturthi, Navarathri, Saraswati Puja, Deepavali, Kantha Sashti, Thiru Karthigai, and Vaikunta […]

Madurai Teppothsavam 2010 – Thai Pournami Theppotsavam or Madurai Float Festival

Teppothsavam or Theppotsavam, the float festival, is celebrated in Madurai on Magh Purnima (Thai Pournami), the Full Moon day in Thai Month of Tamil Calendar. In 2010, Madurai Float Festival date is January 30. On Thai Pournami day, the idols of Madurai Meenakshai and her consort Lord Sundareshwarar are taken in procession to the big […]