Dhanu Masam 2015 – 2016 in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala

Dhanu Masam is the fifth month followed in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Dhanu Masam 2015 – 2016 begins on December 17, 2015 and ends on January 14, 2016. Sabarimala Mandala Puja is one of the most important festivals in the month. Makaravilakku is on January 14.

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.

Important Festivals in Dhanu Masam
Sabarimala Mandala Pooja is on December 27, 2015
Thiruvathira Festival is on December 25, 2015.
Shivagiri Pilgrimage begins on December 30, 2015
Swarga Vathil Ekadasi is on December 21, 2015
Thaipooyam - January 24

Ekadasi in Dhanu Masam
December 21
January 5

Pournami or Purnima or full moon day
December 25, 2015

Karuthavavu or Amavasya
January 9

Sashti Fasting
January 15

December 23
January 7, 2016

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