Magnificent Margazhi


Srivilliputhur Sri AndalSree Krishna declares in Bhaghavadh Geetha that among months He is Margasheersha.Known as Margazhi in Tamil it is perhaps the most spiritually charged month of the year. Krishna Priya Andal rules this month and Her Divine Thirty is chanted, sung, listened and discussed(Tiruppavai upanaysams) everywhere by everyone. Containing the seed of The Vedas it still is reachable to everyone. Scholar and laymen enjoy the outpourings of Bhooma Devi who came as Andal to redeem everyone. The following are the dates to remember : magnificent

December 16th- Dhanur masam aradhana begins Margazhi month begins

December 18th- Sarva Ekadashi

December-19th- Dwadashi, Tirunakshatram of  30th and 40th Srimadh Azhaghiasingar

December 21 st- Sarva Amavasyai, Hanumath Jayanthi, Tondaradipodi Azhwar Tirunakshatram,  Periya Nambigal Tirunakshatram,Tiruadhyayana utsavam begins

December 24th- Tirunakshatram of 34th Srimadh Azhagiasingar

December 28th-Tirunakshatram of 41st Srimadh Azhagiasingar

December 31st : Srirangam Namperumal Mohini Alankaram

( Pagal Pathu Between 22nd  to 31st  December 2014 )

( Irrappathu  Between 1st to 10th January 2015)

January 1st- Vaikunta Ekadashi

January 4th- Pournami

January 7th-  Srirangam Namperumal Thirukaithala Sevai

January 8th-  Thirumangai Mannan Vedupari (Srirangam  Adhyayana Utsavam)

January 11th -Koodarai Vellumshir Govindha

January 11th – Nammazhwar Moksham at Srirangam Kovil

January12th- Karavaigal pin Shenru

January 14th- Bhoghi Pandigai Tirunakshatram of Valayapettai Sri Vedantha Ramanuja Mahadesikan

January 15th – Uttharayana Punya kalam- Pongal- Thai masam starts(Pongal panai time -7.30 a.m. source Sri Nrisimha Priya)

January 16th Kanu Pongal

Wish you all a very frutitful Margazhi masam and A Happy Pongal


Writeup By : Smt Vyjayanthi Sundararajan


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  1. Please check and confirm the below information as Pagal pathu ends on 31 Dec. With similar reference please check Pagal pathu start date.

    December 30th : Srirangam Namperumal Mohini Alankaram ( Pagal Pathu Last day)
    January 11th – Nammazhwar Moksham at Srirangam Kovil


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