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Thaipusam 2019 | Thai Poosam

Lord Subramanya

Lord Subramanya

Thaipusam (Thai Poosam, Thaipooyam) is a festival dedicated to Lord Subramanya (Murugan). In 2019, Thaipusam date is January 21.

Thaipusam falls on the Pusam Nakshatra around Thai Pournami, Full Moon day Thai Masam in Tamil Calendar. This festival commemorates victory of Lord Murugan over the demon Soorapadman. It is believed on this day Goddess Parvati blessed Murugan with the ‘Vel’, the popular weapon of Murugan.

Another legend about Thai Poosam tells the story of the curse given by Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati to Lord Murugan.

Thaipusam is celebrated with great fervor in Tamil Nadu, some parts of Kerala and Karnataka. It is also celebrated in grand manner in Singapore, Malaysia, USA, Mauritius, Thailand (Bangkok), Myanmar, and many other countries where Tamil communities live in considerable numbers.

Batu Caves Murugan Temple of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia attracts approximately a Million devotees during the festival of Thaipusam. Thaipusam is also declared as Public Holiday in most of the places of Malaysia.

Thai Poosam 2019 dates in other countries

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Hawaii, USA – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in USA – January 21 (PST – Seattle, Vancouver BC, Oregon, California)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Canada – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in USA – January 21 (MST – Denver CO)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in USA – January 21 (CST – Chicago)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in USA – January 21 (EST – Atlanta, Detroit)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in USA – January 21 (EST – Boston, Washington)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Trinidad & Tobago – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in UK & other countries of Europe – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Dubai & other Middle East, Gulf countries – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Malaysia – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Singapore – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Australia – January 21 (WAU – Perth)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Australia – January 21 (SAU – Adelaide)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Australia – January 21 (NT – Darwin)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Australia – January 21 (QUEENSLAND – Brisbane)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Australia – January 21 (NSW – Sydney)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Australia – January 21 (ACT – Canberra)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Australia – January 21 (Victoria – Melbourne)

Thai Poosam 2019 date in New Zealand – January 21

Thai Poosam 2019 date in Fiji Islands – January 21

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