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Aadi month

               Aadi is the fourth month in Tamil calendar. It is an auspicious month for the Hindus. It starts during the mid of July and ends in mid August.  The next six month is called as the Dakshinayana punya kaalam and it is the beginning of night for the Devas. Once Aadi month arrives, festivals...

Narasimha Jayanthi

Narasimha Jayanti is celebrated on the Vaishakha Shukla Chaturdashi  by Hindus. Narsimha  Jayanti is a festival to please Lord Narasimha (Lord Vishnu’s fourth incarnation). God Narshima appeared as a half man and half lion to kill Hiranyakashipu demon. He is popularly known as lion-man or half lion-half man incarnation. This occasion is basically performed to solemnize the victory of Dharma...

Hanuman Jayanthi

In Tamil Nadu, Anjaneyar Jayanthi is observed on Moolam Nakshatram in the Margazhi month or Margali Masam, which is one of the most auspicious months in Tamil Calendar.  Hanuman Jayanthi is observed during various time of year by different Hindu communities. Majority of the people observe it on the Purnima or full moon day in the Chaitra month (March –...

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