Thai Masam 2018 | Thai Month in Tamil Calendar

Thai masam or Thai month or Thy masam is the tenth month as per the traditional Tamil Calendar. In 2018, Thai Masam begins on January 14 and ends on February 12.

This month is one of the auspicious months for Tamil speaking people all around the world. Some Tamil people celebrate the first day of Thai masam or Thai Pongal as the Tamil New Year day.

But traditional Tamil New Year day is celebrated as Puthandu which usually falls on Mesha Sankranti (Mesha Sankramana).

Thai masam is the favourite month for Lord Murugan and Lord Shiva. During the month, Murugan devotees carry Kavadis to Aarupadaiveedu (six abodes dedicated to Lord Murugan). Thai Pusam is one of the major festivals celebrated in Thai masam.

Maha Shivaratri is another big festival celebrated on Thai masa Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi day.

Thai Sukravaram or the Fridays in this month are very auspicious for Telugu speaking people settled in Tamil Nadu.

Important Tamil Festivals in Thai Masam 2018

Sunday, 14 January 2018 – Makara Sankranti, Uttarayan Festival

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 – Mauni Amavasya

Monday, 22 January 2018 – Vasant Panchami (Saraswati Pooja)

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 – Ratha Saptami

Thursday, 25 January 2018 – Bhishma Ashtami

Saturday, 27 January 2018 – Jaya Ekadashi

Sunday, 28 January 2018 – Jaya Ekadashi

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 – Magha Purnima

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 – Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse)

Sunday, 11 February 2018 – Vijaya Ekadashi

Thai Masam in Previous Years

In 2017, Thai Masam begins on January 14 and ends on February 12.

In 2016, Thai Masam begins on January 15 and ends on February 12.

In 2015, Thai Masam begins on January 15 and ends on February 12.

In 2014, Thai Masam begins on January 14 and ends on February 12.

In 2013, Thai Masam begins on January 15 and ends on February 12. Thai masam in 2012 was from 15th January 2012 to 13th February 2012.

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