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Tamil Calendar 2024, Tamil Panchangam 2024 with Festivals PDF Download

Tamil Calendar 2024, Tamil panchangam 2024 with Festivals PDF Download

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Tamil Calendar: A Comprehensive Guide to Tamil Panchang

Are you fascinated by the rich cultural heritage of Tamil Nadu? Do you want to learn more about the Tamil calendar and its significance in the lives of Tamil people? In this article, we will delve into the world of the Tamil calendar, also known as the Tamil Panchang. From its historical origins to its relevance in contemporary times, we will explore the various aspects of this unique calendar system. So, let’s embark on a journey to discover the intricacies of the Tamil calendar and its importance in Tamil culture.

Introduction to the Tamil Calendar
The Tamil calendar is a traditional calendar system used in Tamil Nadu, a state in southern India, as well as by Tamil communities worldwide. It follows the ancient Hindu solar and lunar calendar principles and is intricately woven into the cultural fabric of Tamil society. The Tamil calendar is based on the movement of celestial bodies, combining astronomical calculations with religious and cultural observances.

Tamil Calendar 2024

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Tamil Panchangam 2024

The Tamil Panchangam is a solar calendar used by the Tamil people of the Indian subcontinent. It is also used in Puducherry, and by the Tamil population in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, and Mauritius. The Tamil calendar is based on the solar cycle, and each year has 365 days. The year is divided into six seasons, each of which has two months. The months are named after the stars that are visible in the sky during that time.

Tamil 2024 Calendar – Tamil Months Details

  • Chithirai : April-May
  • Vaigasi : May-June
  • Aani : June-July
  • Aadi : July-August
  • Purattasi : August-September
  • Aavani : September-October
  • Karthigai : October-November
  • Margazhi : November-December
  • Thai : December-January
  • Maasi : January-February
  • Panguni : February-March

Tamil Calendar (தமிழ் நாட்காட்டி 2024) PDF Download

The Tamil calendar is also used to calculate auspicious days for weddings, festivals, and other events. There are many different factors that are taken into account when calculating auspicious days, such as the star positions, the moon phases, and the planetary positions. The Tamil calendar is a rich and complex system that has been used by the Tamil people for centuries. It is a valuable tool for understanding the Tamil culture and for planning important events.

Tamil Calendar 2024 PDF – Tamil Festivals Months Wise List

Tamil Nadu is renowned for its vibrant festivals and cultural celebrations. The Tamil calendar serves as a guide for the timing of these festivals, which are an integral part of Tamil culture. Let’s explore some of the prominent festivals and observances celebrated in Tamil Nadu throughout the year.

Tamil Calendar 2024 January

Tamil Calendar 2024 January

Tamil Festivals 2024 January List

January 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Monday New Years Day
06 Saturday Epiphany
07 Sunday Ekadashi
09 Tuesday Masa Shivaratri , Pradosham
11 Thursday Amavasai
12 Friday Chandra Darshan
13 Saturday Thiruvona Vratham
14 Sunday Chaturthi Vratham , Bogi Pandigai
15 Monday Pongal , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu , Makara Sankranti , Sri Somavara Vratam , Sabarimala Makaravilakku
16 Tuesday Thiruvalluvar Day , Shashti Vratham , Mattu Pongal
17 Wednesday Uzhavar Thirunal
20 Saturday Karthikai Vratham
21 Sunday Ekadashi
23 Tuesday Pradosham
24 Wednesday Birthday Of Hazrat Ali
25 Thursday Pournami , Pournami Viratam
26 Friday Thaipusam , Republic Day
29 Monday Sankatahara Chaturthi
30 Tuesday Gandhi Samaadhi

Tamil Calendar 2024 February

Tamil Calendar 2024 February

Tamil Festivals 2024 February List

February 2024 Tamil Festivals
06 Tuesday Ekadashi
07 Wednesday Pradosham
08 Thursday Masa Shivaratri
09 Friday Amavasai , Thai Amavasai , Thiruvona Vratham , Shula Vratam
10 Saturday Shishira Ritu , Magha Gupta Navratri
11 Sunday Chandra Darshan
12 Monday Sri Somavara Vratam
13 Tuesday Kumbha Sankranti , Vishnupathi Punyakalam , Chaturthi Vratham , Ganesh Jayanti
14 Wednesday Vasantha Panchami , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu , Valentines Day
15 Thursday Shashti Vratham
16 Friday Karthikai Vratham , Ratha Saptami , Bheshma Ashtami
20 Tuesday Ekadashi
21 Wednesday Pradosham
24 Saturday Masi Magam , Pournami Viratam , Pournami
28 Wednesday National Science Day , Sankatahara Chaturthi

Tamil Calendar 2024 March

Tamil Calendar 2024 March

Tamil Festivals 2024 March List

March 2024 Tamil Festivals
08 Friday International Women's Day , Masa Shivaratri , Pradosham , Maha Shivaratri , Thiruvona Vratham
10 Sunday Amavasai
11 Monday Chandra Darshan , Sri Somavara Vratam , Ramadan Fasting Starts
13 Wednesday Chaturthi Vratham
14 Thursday Karadaiyan Nombu , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu , Meena Sankranti , Karthikai Vratham
15 Friday Shashti Vratham
20 Wednesday Ekadashi
22 Friday Pradosham
24 Sunday Pournami Viratam , Palm Sundayday
25 Monday Holi , Pournami , Panguni Uthiram
28 Thursday Sankatahara Chaturthi , Maundy Thursdayrsday
29 Friday Good Fridayday
30 Saturday Ranga Panchami
31 Sunday Easter

Tamil Calendar 2024 April

Tamil Calendar 2024 April

Tamil Festivals 2024 April List

April 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Monday Sheetala Saptami , April Fool's Day
02 Tuesday Sheetala Ashtami
04 Thursday Thiruvona Vratham
05 Friday Ekadashi , Shab EQadr
06 Saturday Pradosham
07 Sunday Masa Shivaratri , World Health Day
08 Monday Amavasai , Sri Somavara Vratam
09 Tuesday Ugadi , Vasant Ritu , Chandra Darshan
10 Wednesday Ramzan
11 Thursday Karthikai Vratham , Matsya Jayanti
12 Friday Chaturthi Vratham
13 Saturday Mesha Sankranti
14 Sunday Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu , Ambedkar's Birthday , Shashti Vratham , Vishu , Tamil New Year
17 Wednesday Sree Rama Navami
19 Friday Ekadashi
20 Saturday Meenakshi Thirukalyanam
21 Sunday South Anang Trayodashi Vrat , Pradosham , Mahaveer Jayanthi
22 Monday Earth Day
23 Tuesday Pournami Viratam , Pournami , Chitra Pournami
27 Saturday Sankatahara Chaturthi

Tamil Calendar 2024 May

Tamil Calendar 2024 May

Tamil Festivals 2024 May List

May 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Wednesday Thiruvona Vratham , May Day
04 Saturday Agni Nakshatram , Ekadashi
05 Sunday Pradosham
06 Monday Masa Shivaratri
08 Wednesday Amavasai , Karthikai Vratham
09 Thursday Chandra Darshan
10 Friday Akshaya Tritiya
11 Saturday Chaturthi Vratham
12 Sunday Sree Shankara Jayanthi , Mothers Day
13 Monday Shashti Vratham , Sri Somavara Vratam
14 Tuesday Vishnupathi Punyakalam , Vrishabha Sankranti
15 Wednesday Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu
19 Sunday Ekadashi
20 Monday Soma Pradosha Vratham , Pradosham
22 Wednesday Narasimha Jayanti
23 Thursday Buddha Purnima , Vaikasi Visakam , Pournami Viratam , Pournami , Kurma Jayanti
26 Sunday Sankatahara Chaturthi
28 Tuesday Agni Nakshatram Ends
29 Wednesday Thiruvona Vratham

Tamil Calendar 2024 June

Tamil Calendar 2024 June

Tamil Festivals 2024 June List

June 2024 Tamil Festivals
02 Sunday Ekadashi
03 Monday Vaishnava Apara Ekadashi
04 Tuesday Masa Shivaratri , Pradosham
05 Wednesday Environment Day , Karthikai Vratham
06 Thursday Amavasai , Vat Savitri Vrat
07 Friday Chandra Darshan , Grishma Ritu
10 Monday Chaturthi Vratham , Sri Somavara Vratam
11 Tuesday Shitala Shashti
12 Wednesday Shashti Vratham
14 Friday Vrishabha Vratam
15 Saturday MiThursdayna Sankranti , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu
16 Sunday Fathers Day
17 Monday Bakrid
18 Tuesday Ekadashi
19 Wednesday Pradosham
21 Friday Pournami Viratam , Savitri Vratham
22 Saturday Pournami
25 Tuesday Thiruvona Vratham , Sankatahara Chaturthi

Tamil Calendar 2024 July

Tamil Calendar 2024 July

Tamil Festivals 2024 July List

July 2024 Tamil Festivals
02 Tuesday Ekadashi , Karthikai Vratham
03 Wednesday Pradosham , St Thomas Day
04 Thursday Masa Shivaratri
05 Friday Amavasai
06 Saturday Ashadha Gupta Navratri
07 Sunday Chandra Darshan , Puri Ratha Yatra
08 Monday Islamic New Year , Sri Somavara Vratam
09 Tuesday Chaturthi Vratham
11 Thursday World Population Day
12 Friday Shashti Vratham , Ani Uthiram
16 Tuesday Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu , Dakshinayana Punyakalam , Karka Sankranti
17 Wednesday Muharram , ChaThursdayrmasya Vrata Arambham , Ekadashi
19 Friday Pradosham
21 Sunday Pournami Viratam , Pournami , Vyasa Pooja
22 Monday Thiruvona Vratham
24 Wednesday Sankatahara Chaturthi
29 Monday Karthikai Vratham
30 Tuesday Aadi Krithigai
31 Wednesday Ekadashi

Tamil Calendar 2024 August

Tamil Calendar 2024 August

Tamil Festivals 2024 August List

August 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Thursday Pradosham
02 Friday Aadi Perukku , Masa Shivaratri
04 Sunday Aadi Amavasya , Fridayendship Day , Amavasai
05 Monday Chandra Darshan , Sri Somavara Vratam
07 Wednesday Aadi Pooram
08 Thursday Naga Chaturthi , Chaturthi Vratham
09 Friday Garuda Panchami , Naga Panchami
10 Saturday Shashti Vratham
15 Thursday Independence Day
16 Friday Ekadashi , Vishnupathi Punyakalam , Simha Sankranti , Varalakshmi Vratham
17 Saturday Pradosham , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu
19 Monday Avani Avittam , Pournami Viratam , Pournami , World Photography Day , Thiruvona Vratham , Raksha Bandhan
20 Tuesday Gayathri Japam
22 Thursday Sankatahara Chaturthi , Maha Sankatahara Chaturthi
24 Saturday Balarama Jayanthi
25 Sunday Karthikai Vratham
26 Monday Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Gokulashtami) , Arbaeen
29 Thursday Ekadashi
31 Saturday Pradosham

Tamil Calendar 2024 September

Tamil Calendar 2024 September

Tamil Festivals 2024 September List

September 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Sunday Masa Shivaratri
02 Monday Amavasai , Sri Somavara Vratam
04 Wednesday Chandra Darshan
05 Thursday Teacher's Day
06 Friday Sama Upakarmam , Swarna Gowri Vratam
07 Saturday Vinayakar ChaThursdayrthi , Chaturthi Vratham
08 Sunday Rishi Panchami , Nativity Of Mary
09 Monday Shashti Vratham
11 Wednesday Mahalakshmi Vratham , Radha Ashtami , Subramania Bharati Samadhi
14 Saturday Ekadashi
15 Sunday Pradosham , Onam , Thiruvona Vratham
16 Monday Vishwakarma Jayanti , Kanya Sankranti , Milad-Un-Nabi
17 Tuesday Pournami Viratam , Anant Chaturdashi , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu
18 Wednesday Pournami , Pitrupaksham
21 Saturday Sankatahara Chaturthi
22 Sunday Karthikai Vratham
24 Tuesday Mahalakshmi Vratam Ends
28 Saturday Ekadashi
29 Sunday Pradosham
30 Monday Masa Shivaratri

Tamil Calendar 2024 October

Tamil Calendar 2024 October

Tamil Festivals 2024 October List

October 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Tuesday International Day Of Older Persons
02 Wednesday Gandhi Jayanthi , Amavasai
03 Thursday Navratri Begins
04 Friday Chandra Darshan
06 Sunday Chaturthi Vratham
07 Monday Lalita Panchami , Sri Somavara Vratam
09 Wednesday Durga Puja , Shashti Vratham
11 Friday Durga Ashtami , Maha Navami
12 Saturday Thiruvona Vratham , Saraswati Pooja , Kedara Gowri Vratham Begins , Vijaya Dasami , Ayudha Puja
13 Sunday Vidhyarambham , Ekadashi
15 Tuesday Pradosham
16 Wednesday Aippasi Pournami
17 Thursday Pournami Viratam , Pournami , Tula Sankranti , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu
19 Saturday Karthikai Vratham
20 Sunday Karaka Chaturthi , Sankatahara Chaturthi
28 Monday Ekadashi
29 Tuesday Pradosham , Dhana Trayodashi
30 Wednesday Masa Shivaratri
31 Thursday Deepavali , Naraka Chaturdashi

Tamil Calendar 2024 November

Tamil Calendar 2024 November

Tamil Festivals 2024 November List

November 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Friday Amavasai , Kedara Gowri Vratham
02 Saturday Chandra Darshan , Govardhan Puja
04 Monday Sri Somavara Vratam
05 Tuesday Chaturthi Vratham
07 Thursday Shoora samharam , Shashti Vratham , Surya Shashti
09 Saturday Thiruvona Vratham , Gopashtami
10 Sunday Akshaya Navami
12 Tuesday Ekadashi
13 Wednesday Tulsi Kalyanam , Pradosham
14 Thursday Vishweshwara Vratam , Childrens Day
15 Friday Pournami , Uma Maheshwara Vratam , Pournami Viratam
16 Saturday Vrischika Sankranti , Mandala Kalam Begins , Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu , Vishnupathi Punyakalam , Karthikai Vratham
18 Monday Sankatahara Chaturthi
22 Friday Kalabhairav Jayanti
26 Tuesday Vaitarani Vrata , Ekadashi
28 Thursday Pradosham
29 Friday Masa Shivaratri

Tamil Calendar 2024 December

Tamil Calendar 2024 December

Tamil Festivals 2024 December List

December 2024 Tamil Festivals
01 Sunday Amavasai
02 Monday Hemant Ritu , Sri Somavara Vratam , Chandra Darshan
05 Thursday Chaturthi Vratham
06 Friday Thiruvona Vratham , Subrahmanya Sashti
07 Saturday Shashti Vratham
11 Wednesday Ekadashi
13 Friday Karthikai Vratham , Karthigai Deepam , Pradosham , Bharani Deepam
15 Sunday Dhanu Sankranti , Pournami Viratam , Pournami
16 Monday Sabarimala Nada Thursdayrappu
18 Wednesday Sankatahara Chaturthi
25 Wednesday Christmas
26 Thursday Mandala Pooja , Ekadashi
28 Saturday Pradosham
29 Sunday Masa Shivaratri
30 Monday Amavasai , Sri Somavara Vratam

Important Festivals in Tamil Calendar and Panchangam 2023

Pongal: The Harvest Festival
Pongal, also known as Thai Pongal, is a four-day harvest festival celebrated with great fervor in Tamil Nadu. It marks the end of the winter season and the beginning of the Tamil month Thai. During Pongal, people offer gratitude to the Sun God and cook a special dish called “Pongal,” made from freshly harvested rice, jaggery, and milk.

Tamil New Year: Puthandu
Puthandu, the Tamil New Year, is celebrated on the first day of the Tamil month Chithirai (April). It is a time of joy, new beginnings, and family gatherings. People clean their homes, wear new clothes, and visit temples to seek blessings for the coming year. The day is also marked by the preparation of a traditional dish called “Mango Pachadi,” which symbolizes the various flavors of life.

Karthigai Deepam: This festival, also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated in the Tamil month of Karthigai. Homes and temples are illuminated with rows of oil lamps, creating a breathtaking spectacle.

Navaratri and Ayudha Pooja
Navaratri, a nine-night festival dedicated to the worship of the Divine Mother, is celebrated with immense devotion in Tamil Nadu. The festival culminates with Ayudha Pooja, where people worship tools, vehicles, and instruments, seeking the blessings of the Goddess for success and prosperity.

Deepavali: The Festival of Lights
Deepavali, also known as Diwali, is a festival celebrated by Hindus worldwide, including Tamil Nadu. It symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. Homes are adorned with colorful decorations, and earthen lamps, or “diyas,” are lit to illuminate the surroundings. People exchange sweets, burst fireworks, and embrace the spirit of joy and unity.

Historical Significance of Tamil Calendar

The roots of the Tamil calendar can be traced back to ancient times, with references found in classical Tamil literature, inscriptions, and ancient texts. The calendar has evolved over centuries, influenced by the work of scholars and astrologers who refined its calculations and incorporated religious and cultural events. The Tamil calendar has preserved and propagated the traditions, rituals, and festivals of the Tamil people for generations.

Astrological Importance of the Tamil Calendar
The Tamil calendar has a significant influence on astrology and horoscope predictions. It provides valuable insights into favorable timings and auspicious occasions for various life events. Let’s explore some astrological aspects associated with the Tamil calendar.

Muhurtham: Auspicious Timings
Muhurtham refers to the auspicious timings for conducting important ceremonies and events such as weddings, housewarming ceremonies, and business ventures. The Tamil calendar meticulously calculates these timings based on astrological considerations, ensuring that these occasions are conducted at the most propitious moments.

Rahu Kalam and Yama Gandam
Rahu Kalam and Yama Gandam are inauspicious time periods believed to bring negative energies. The Tamil calendar helps identify these timings to avoid initiating significant activities during these periods. People consider these timings when planning important tasks, such as travel or initiating new projects.

Tamil Horoscope and Zodiac Signs
The Tamil calendar plays a vital role in determining an individual’s horoscope and zodiac sign. It considers the position of celestial bodies at the time of birth to provide personalized insights into one’s personality traits, career prospects, and compatibility with others. Tamil astrology is highly revered by Tamil people, and horoscope matching is an essential aspect of marriage ceremonies.

Influence on Daily Life
The Tamil calendar extends beyond religious and cultural observances, impacting various aspects of daily life. Let’s explore some ways in which the Tamil calendar influences the lives of Tamil people.

Tamil Wedding Dates and Customs
Tamil weddings are vibrant and elaborate affairs, with specific dates determined by the Tamil calendar. These dates are chosen based on astrological considerations to ensure a prosperous and harmonious marital life for the couple. Tamil weddings involve a series of rituals, including the exchange of garlands, tying the sacred thread, and circling the sacred fire.

Tamil Naming Ceremony: Aanantham
The Tamil naming ceremony, known as “Aanantham,” is a significant event where a newborn child is given their name. The timing of this ceremony is determined by the Tamil calendar, and it usually takes place on the 12th or 16th day after birth. Family and friends

Structure and Components of the Tamil Calendar

The Tamil calendar comprises a unique combination of solar and lunar months, each with its own significance. The solar year consists of 365 days, while the lunar month, or “Paksha,” is based on the waxing and waning of the moon. The Tamil calendar follows a cyclical pattern of sixty years, known as the “Tamil Varusham.”

Days and time units in the Tamil calendar are divided into smaller intervals, providing a comprehensive framework for daily life and religious observances. The calendar also incorporates Nakshatras (lunar mansions) and Yogas (lucky moments), which play a significant role in determining auspicious timings for various activities.

The Tamil calendar, or Tamil Panchang, is a treasure trove of ancient wisdom and cultural heritage. It serves as a guide for Tamil people, offering insights into auspicious timings, festivals, and daily life practices. The calendar’s influence extends from astrology to farming, ensuring that Tamil culture and traditions are preserved and celebrated. So, immerse yourself in the enchanting world of the Tamil calendar and embrace the vibrant tapestry of Tamil Nadu’s rich heritage.

Tamil Calendar FAQs

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Q2: How old is the Tamil Calendar?

A: The origins of the Tamil calendar can be traced back to ancient times, with references found in Tamil literature dating back over two thousand years.

Q3: Are there regional variations in the Tamil calendar?

A: Yes, while the core structure remains the same, there may be minor variations in the names of months or the timing of certain festivals based on regional customs.

Q4: Is the Tamil calendar only used in Tamil Nadu?

A: Although it holds great significance in Tamil Nadu, the Tamil calendar is also followed by Tamil communities worldwide, including Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, and Mauritius.

Q5. Is the Tamil calendar based on the solar or lunar system?

A: The Tamil calendar combines elements from both the solar and lunar systems. It follows a solar year of 365 days, with lunar months determining the auspicious timings and festivals.

Q6. How do I calculate my Tamil horoscope?

A: Tamil horoscopes are calculated based on the time, date, and location of an individual’s birth. Astrologers use this information to determine the position of celestial bodies and create a personalized horoscope.

Q7. Are Tamil weddings different from other Indian weddings?

A: Yes, Tamil weddings have their own distinct customs and rituals. They are known for their vibrant ceremonies, which reflect the cultural heritage and traditions of Tamil Nadu.

Q8. Can I access a digital Tamil calendar on my smartphone?

A: Yes, several smartphone applications and online platforms offer digital Tamil calendars. These calendars provide features such as festival reminders, auspicious timings, and personalized horoscopes.

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