Chitra Poornima (Pournami) – The Hindu Tamil Festival

Hari Om Chitra Pournami is celebrated in a grand manner by Tamils or Tamil people. Chitra Pournami is celebrated as one of the 13 Tamil Festivals by Tamil people and celebrations and rituals remarking Chitra Pournami is carried out differently in different parts. In lunar calendar the twelve months of the Hindu year are named … Continue reading Chitra Poornima (Pournami) – The Hindu Tamil Festival

Soorasamharam – the concluding day of six days of Skanda Shasti

Hari Om Soorasamharam is celebrated as the last day of the auspicious Skanda Sashti fasting. Skanda Sashti is one of the most important festivals for Tamil Hindus and this day is dedicated to worshipping Lord Murugan. Skanda Sashti fasting is done during the ‘Karthika’ masam in the Tamil calendar and devotees begin their fast from … Continue reading Soorasamharam – the concluding day of six days of Skanda Shasti