Why Aadi month is not good?
Ancient Hindus have a reason to explain this practice. The reason is because if a child is conceived during Aadi, the child will be born in April – May during summer the following year. Summer is perceived as not the best month for childbirth because the heat can cause health problems to both the mother and the child.
What is special in Aadi Masam?
It marks the beginning of the night of Devas. Traditionally, Aadi month is considered as inauspicious and most people avoid auspicious ceremonies during this period. But few important festivals are celebrated in this month. This month is special for Goddess Shakthi.
Is Aadi Perukku a good day?
The 18th day of Aadi, usually 2 August, is observed as ‘Aadi Perukku’, a day of offerings and prayers to these rivers, which mean so much to the lives and prosperity of the people. The day is an occasion for rejoicing particularly for those living on the banks of all the main rivers, its branches and tributaries.
Is Aadi 18 good day?
Aadi perukku (ஆடிப்பெருக்கு) or Aadi 18 is an auspicious festival of the Hindus belonging to the Tamil community. Aadi perukku festival is celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil calendar month of Aadi (ஆடி) that corresponds to the months of mid-July-mid-August, as per the English calendar.
What should we not do in Aadi Masam?
There are a number of auspicious days for goddess Amman in this month. To name just a few — Aadi Pirappu, Aadi Ammavaasai, Aadi Karthigai, Aadi Pooram, Aadi Peruku, Aadi Velli and Varalakshmi Nombu. Despite such a line-up, families avoid occasions like marriage, house shifting and taking important business decisions.
Why is Aadi Masam considered inauspicious?
Traditionally followed, many people consider Aadi as inauspicious and avoid major celebrations like marriages in this month. This is mainly because this month marks the commencement of dawn or night time for the devas, the demigods (‘dakshinaayana punyakalam’).
What should we do on Aadi Amavasai?
Aadi Ammavasai Fasting Among the common ritual for this day is to observe fasting. However, not everyone is allowed to do so. Only widows and son with deceased parents are allowed to fast and perform the ritual. Sumangalis (married ladies) are forbidden from fasting and conducting the rituals.
How do you celebrate Aadi Perukku at home?
According to her, devotees can place a kumbam (metal pot filled with water) at their home and worship it by lighting lamps and adorn it with other prayer items, as they would perform the ritual at any other bodies of water.
What are the things to buy in Aadi Perukku?
On the day of Aadi Perukku, women folk worship Goddess Parvati. Different flavours of rice such as sweet Pongal, curd rice, tamarind rice, lemon rice etc. are prepared and furnished to the Goddess with devotion.
What should I buy on Aadi 18?
AADI 18 POOJA INGREDIENTS – REQUIREMENTS. Other pooja items like oil,ghee,camphor,incense stick and sambrani/Dhoop. Ingredients for making Rice varieties like Ellu sadam, Tamarind rice, Sweet Pongal, Curd rice, coconut rice & Sundal.
What is the importance of Aadi Perukku?
Significance of Aadi Perukku Aadi Perukku, a festival of prosperity and good fortune, falls on the 18th of Aadi month. Aadi peruku festival cannot be confined to the state of Tamilnadu as it is associated with holy rivers Cauvery, Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Vaigai etc.
Can we buy new things in Aadi month?
Aadi month (from july 17 to august 16) is not considered sacred because its considered as resting period for devas (assistants of God) . So if we begin a new thing like changing the house, getting married or even having sex it might not be blessed or it might not lead to good ending.
What is Maa Vilakku?
Maa vilakku is an auspicious edible lamp made with rice flour and jaggery during. It is placed on a banana leaf with a dent in the middle where we pour ghee, place the wick (thiri) and lit the lamp.
When do you prepare Maa Vilakku in Tamil?
In Tamil tradition, Maa vilakku is widely prepared during Aadi month (preferably first or third velli (Friday)) for Amman, in purattasi month Maa vilakku is prepared on Sani (Saturday) for Perumal. We also make it on Thai velli (Friday). I heard from friends that it is also prepared during karthigai deepam.
How to make Maa vilakku lamp?
Maa vilakku is an auspicious lamp made with rice flour and jaggery during Tamil month thai. First rinse the raw rice twice, and soak it in water for 1 hour.
Can I use readymade rice flour to make Maa Vilakku?
Though the traditional way of making maa vilakku is using freshly pound rice flour…you can use readymade riceflour too but sure will have compromise in taste.If you are using readymade rice flour then for 1 cup of rice flour use 1/2 cup powdered jaggery.