Thai Month Tamil Calendar 2024 | Thai Masam Tamil Calendar 2024
Thai Pongal Festival 2024
Pongal, a widely celebrated festival in Tamil Nadu, holds great significance and is observed with immense enthusiasm, particularly in the Southern Region of India. This festival commemorates the harvest season and serves as a time for individuals to unite and express their gratitude for the abundant crops bestowed upon them. The festivities of Pongal encompass traditional rituals, vibrant embellishments, and delectable culinary delights, all contributing to an exceptional and memorable experience. Therefore, make note of this date and engage in the jubilant ambiance of Pongal Pandigai 2024.
- 1 Thai Masam 2024 – The Thai month of 2024 commences on the 15th of January, marking the beginning of Thai Masam – Click to View in Tamil Calendar
- 29 Thai Masam 2024 – Thai month falls on the 12th of February in 2024, representing the last day of Thai Masam – Click to View in Tamil Calendar
Thai – 10th Month of Subakiruthu
In the Hindu calendar, Pausha or Thai, also known as Paush, Poush, Pausa, or Pushya, holds the position of the tenth month. It generally corresponds to the period between December and January in the Gregorian calendar. During this month, many Hindus in India observe different festivals, including Makar Sankranti, the harvest festival, and the Magh Mela, a spiritual gathering that takes place in Allahabad. The month of Pausha is considered an auspicious time for offering prayers and performing religious rituals, and many people visit pilgrimage sites during this time.
Tamil Calendar Thai 2024
The Tamil Calendar for the month of Thai in the year 2024 commences on the 15th of January and concludes on the 12th of February. This particular month, known as Thai masam, spans a duration of 29 days. Notably, the auspicious festival of Thai Pongal occurs on the first day of January 2024, which happens to be a Monday. Furthermore, the month of Thai culminates on the 12th of February 2024, also a Monday.
Pongal Holidays 2024
The Pongal Holidays for the year 2024 have been officially announced by the Tamil Nadu State Government. In celebration of the festival dedicated to farmers, a public holiday has been declared on the 15th of January 2024, which falls on a Monday. Additionally, three consecutive days have been designated as holidays for Thiruvalluvar Thinam and Ulzhavar Thirunal. Consequently, this year boasts the longest weekend, spanning from the 13th to the 17th of January 2024, totaling five consecutive days off.
Thai Month Calendar 2024
|Calendar||Hindu Tamil Calendar|
|Number of days||29|
|English Month||January and February|
Festivals in Thai Month 2024
Every year, the Pausa Bahula Amavasya day is celebrated with much enthusiasm and grandeur as Theppotsavam (float festival) at the Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamyvari Temple in Simhachalam. The Utsava idols, embellished with exquisite jewels and adorned with colorful flowers, are taken out of the temple in a beautifully decorated palanquin. The procession, accompanied by the rhythmic beats of traditional drums and music, leads to the picturesque Varaha Pushkarini—the temple tank. Here, the idols are placed on a magnificently decorated float, and as it glides across the serene waters, the devotees sing hymns of praise and offer prayers to the deities.
Thai Month Tamil Calendar 2024
Thai 2024 Tamil English Date Calendar
|1 Thai 2024||15-Jan-24||Monday|
|2 Thai 2024||16-Jan-24||Tuesday|
|3 Thai 2024||17-Jan-24||Wednesday|
|4 Thai 2024||18-Jan-24||Thursday|
|5 Thai 2024||19-Jan-24||Friday|
|6 Thai 2024||20-Jan-24||Saturday|
|7 Thai 2024||21-Jan-24||Sunday|
|8 Thai 2024||22-Jan-24||Monday|
|9 Thai 2024||23-Jan-24||Tuesday|
|10 Thai 2024||24-Jan-24||Wednesday|
|11 Thai 2024||25-Jan-24||Thursday|
|12 Thai 2024||26-Jan-24||Friday|
|13 Thai 2024||27-Jan-24||Saturday|
|14 Thai 2024||28-Jan-24||Sunday|
|15 Thai 2024||29-Jan-24||Monday|
|16 Thai 2024||30-Jan-24||Tuesday|
|17 Thai 2024||31-Jan-24||Wednesday|
|18 Thai 2024||01-Feb-24||Thursday|
|19 Thai 2024||02-Feb-24||Friday|
|20 Thai 2024||03-Feb-24||Saturday|
|21 Thai 2024||04-Feb-24||Sunday|
|22 Thai 2024||05-Feb-24||Monday|
|23 Thai 2024||06-Feb-24||Tuesday|
|24 Thai 2024||07-Feb-24||Wednesday|
|25 Thai 2024||08-Feb-24||Thursday|
|26 Thai 2024||09-Feb-24||Friday|
|27 Thai 2024||10-Feb-24||Saturday|
|28 Thai 2024||11-Feb-24||Sunday|
|29 Thai 2024||12-Feb-24||Monday|
Significance of Thai Month 2024
Pausha, a winter month in the Hindu calendar, is unique in that its start and end dates vary from year to year unlike the other months of the Hindu solar calendar. Falling under the Hemanta and Shishira Ritu, Pausha is known for its cool and crisp weather. The lunar month of Pausha overlaps with the Gregorian months of December and January, bringing with it the joyous festivals of Makar Sankranti and Pongal.
Important Date in Thai Masam Sobhakritu 2024
Mark your calendars for these significant dates in Thai Masam Sobhakritu 2024:
- January 15th, Monday: Celebrate Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Sabarimala Nada Thurappu,
- Sabarimala Makaravilakku, and Sri Somavara Vratam.
- January 16th, Tuesday: Honor Thiruvalluvar Day, Shashti Vratham, and Mattu Pongal.
- January 17th, Wednesday: Observe Uzhavar Thirunal.
- January 20th, Saturday: Participate in Karthikai Vratham.
- January 21st, Sunday: Take part in Ekadashi.
- January 23rd, Tuesday: Observe Pradosham.
- January 24th, Wednesday: Celebrate the Birthday of Hazrat Ali.
- January 25th, Thursday: Observe Pournami Viratam and Pournami.
- January 26th, Friday: Celebrate Thaipusam and Republic Day.
- January 29th, Monday: Participate in Sankatahara Chaturthi.
- January 30th, Tuesday: Observe Gandhi Samaadhi.
- February 6th, Tuesday: Take part in Ekadashi.
- February 7th, Wednesday: Observe Pradosham.
- February 8th, Thursday: Celebrate Masa Shivaratri.
- February 9th, Friday: Observe Thiruvona Vratham, Shula Vratam, Amavasai, and Thai Amavasai.
- February 10th, Saturday: Welcome Shishira Ritu and Magha Gupta Navratri.
- February 11th, Sunday: Participate in Chandra Darshan.
- February 12th, Monday: Observe Sri Somavara Vratam.
All Tamil Monthly Calendar 2023-2024
What is Thai Tamil Month 2024?
Thai Tamil Month 2024 refers to the month of Pausha in the Hindu calendar, which generally corresponds to the period between December and January in the Gregorian calendar.
What Festivals are observed during this month?
Many festivals are observed during the month of Pausha, including Makar Sankranti, the harvest festival, and the Magh Mela, a spiritual gathering that takes place in Allahabad.
Is Thai Tamil Month 2024 considered an auspicious time?
Yes, Thai Tamil Month 2024 is considered an auspicious time for offering prayers and performing religious rituals.
Do people visit pilgrimage sites during this month?
Yes, many people visit pilgrimage sites during the month of Pausha.
Why do the start and end dates of Pausha vary from year to year?
The start and end dates of Pausha vary from year to year as the traditional Hindu calendar follows the lunar cycle, and the movement of the moon determines the start and end dates.