Hindu religion has always devoted its months to certain traditions and rituals, which are not just about praying the Gods, but helps in leading a life that has scientific reasons for healthy and happy functioning. It is mostly based on the climatic changes that happen and these rituals help us to face these changes and get ourselves adjusted to the changing times. Dhanurmasam is considered the month of Bhakti. This year Dhanurmasam begins on December 16, and ends on January 13,

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Kalyana Utsavam: 4 to 6 pm on Saturday, Jan 13, Abhishekam starts at 10 am every day, except on Jan 1 st at 8 am. Sun moves into Dhanur sign on Dec. In this Dhnaur masa, Andal along with other village girls observed Pavai nombu: the girls bathe before sunrise in the river and worship Lord. Andal composed Thruppavai and sang it along with other girls. The first part of Thirupapavai deals with her inviting other girls of the village. The second part deals with entering the temple and the third with actual worship.

Suggested Donation. Abhisheka Sponsorship. Any one day Abhishekham. Every year, Sun stays for 30 days in Dhanur rasi. This solar month is called Dhanurmasam.

Andal is one of the most extraordinary personalities in Hindu religious history. Vishnu chittar Periyazhwar , as a great devotee of Lord Narayana, used to prepare and offer fresh flower Garlands to the Lord everyday. One day, Vishnu chittar found a wonderful baby girl laying in the garden of Tulasi and was taken by surprise. Seeing this as a blessing from the Lord, for several years of prayer for a child, he took the baby into house, named her as Kothai and brought her up as his own daughter with lots of love and care.

One day her father came to know about it and became very angry at her. He then went to the Lord, apologized for her wrong behavior, and made a new Garland for the Lord. After a little while, the Garland fell off from the Lord and Vishnu chittar became sad thinking that Lord became angry at what happened that day. Since then on, everyday Andal tried the Garland before it adore the Lord.

Hence got the name 'Choodikodutta Sudarkodi. As Andal grew up, her love for Lord also grew and she resolved that she would marry only Lord Narayana, attracting Him by her sheer devotion.

She also achieved that. Since she ruled the Lord by her Love and devotion, she got the name Andal. Tiruppavai is a garland of 30 compositions Paashuras. Andal composed a song each day on Dhanurmasa and submitted all 30 songs in the form of a garland of poetry to Lord Krishna.

Andal wrote 'Nacchiyar Tirumozhi' in verses and 'Thiruppavai' is very popular and is considered as the essence of all Vedas.


Dhanurmasa Puja Vidhanam

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Significance of Dhanurmasam – A Month of Devotion

Dhanurmasa is from the day Soorya enters Dhanur Rasi till he moves to the next Rasi. Early morning 4. Dhanurmasa is the month intended for getting up at Usha-h Kaala, and performing Snana, Sandhyavandana and Devara Puja. It is just an ordinary Puja. However, there is one important difference.



The Dhanus month is called Margali in the Tamil Hindu calendar. For example, the Surya Siddhanta calculates the duration of Vrschika to be 29 days, 7 hours, 37 minutes and 36 seconds. Chapa, Kodanda, Karmuka etc. It is the month of margashira and so also called Margazhi masam in Tamil. Dhanurmasa is also called as Shoonya Masa because it is generally advised not to conduct anything other than godly and holy functions. Dhanu is also an astrological sign in Indian horoscope systems, corresponding to Sagittarius astrology. This period of month is considered as highly auspicious for Vishnu devotees.


Dhanu (month)

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