Dhanu Masam 2013 – 2014 in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala

Dhanu Masam is the fifth month followed in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Dhanu Masam 2013 – 2014 begins on December 16, 2013 and ends on January 13, 2014. Sabarimala Mandala Puja is one of the most important festivals in the month.

Another major highlight of the month is the Thiruvathira festival observed on the Thiruvathira Nakshatram day in the month. Lord Vishnu temples will be observing the Swarga Vathil Ekadasi in the month – this festival is popularly known as the Vaikunta Ekadasi.

Sabarimala Mandala Pooja is on December 26, 2013
Thiruvathira Festival is on December 18, 2013.
Shivagiri Pilgrimage begins on December 30, 2013
Swarga Vathil Ekadasi is on January 11, 2014

Ekadasi in Dhanu Masam
December 28
January 11

Pournami or Purnima or full moon day
December 17

Karuthavavu or Amavasya
January 1, 2014

Sashti Fasting
December 8

Pradosham
December 30
January 13, 2014

Next Malayalam month is the Makara Masam on the first day of the month is the famous Makaravilakku festival at Sabarimala.