Makara Masam 2017 – Malayalam Makaram Month in 2017

Makara Masam, or Makaram, is the sixth month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Makara Masam in 2017 begins on January 14, 2017 and ends on February 12, 2017. On the first day of the Makaram month is the famous Sabarimala Makaravilakku Festival.

Other important festivals and auspicious days in the month include Makara Chovva or the first Tuesday in Makara month.

Makara Bharani is a major festival day at Goddess Bhagavati Temples in Kerala and is on February 4.

Madhva Navami is on February 5.

Thaipusam dedicated to Lord Subrahamania is on February 10.

Amavasya is on January 27.

Purnima or full moon day is on February 10

Ekadasi Fasting dates are January 23 and February 7.

Pradosham dates are January 25 and February 8

Shasti fasting is on February 2.

Next month in Malayalam Calendar is the Kumbha Masam.