What are the 12 Tamil months in order?

What are the 12 Tamil months in order?


Month Approx Dates
சித்திரை – Chithirai 14 April – 13 May
வைகாசி – Vaikaasi 14 May – 14 June
ஆனி – Aani 15 June – 15 July
ஆடி – Aadi 16 July – 16 August

Is today Krithigai?

This month Masik Karthigai falls on February 09, 2022, which is also known as Karthigai Deepam.

What is today Tamil date?

Today Tamil date: May 07 2022, Tamil calendar date is Subakrith varusham, Chithirai 24.

What is the time in karthigai?

Karthigai Deepam is lit after sunset at 6 p.m. with the flame taken from Bharani Deepam. In the evening flame is carried at the top of the hill to light the Karthigai Maha Deepam. On the day, floral patterns called ‘Kolams’ are made with rice flour paste in front of the house to welcome the deities.

What is Tamil calendar called?

The Tamizh calendar is based on the solar calendar used by the people of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka and Thailand where the traditional new year falls on January 14 as well. The Tamizh lunar calendar is conversely used by Tamizh people around the world.

How old is Tamil language?

The Tamil language is recognized as the oldest language in the world and it is the oldest language of the Dravidian family. This language had a presence even around 5,000 years ago. According to a survey, 1863 newspapers are published in the Tamil language only every day.

How do you fast in karthigai?

Take an early morning on the next day of Rohini star, offer ‘Annadhanam’ (food to the people)and then take meals. Avoid onion and garlic and non-vegetarian items. Follow this on the subsequent months on the day of Krithigai.

What is Tamil New Year called?

Puthandu or Tamil New Year’s Day is celebrated on the first day of the Tamil month of Chitterai. As per the Gregorian calendar, Puthandu will be celebrated in year 2022 on the 02nd of April.

What are the three days of Karthigai Deepam?

The festival is celebrated for three days. The first day is called Appa Karthigai, the second Vadai Karthigai and the final day is called Thiru Karthigai, widely considered as the Karthigai day, when the main pooja is performed.

Why is karthigai celebrated?

Today, Hindus observe the Karthigai Deepam festival to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness. It is one of the significant festivals celebrated in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Which calendar has 32 days in a month?

Thanks for your question! In Bengali calender which is called “Bangabda”, sometimes the month of Ashara, and Shravana are counted for 32 days as per astronomic calculation. Not since October 1582 when Pope Gregory (Thirteenth) introduced his version of a calendar which most of the world’s population now uses.