Makara Masam 2018 – Malayalam Makaram Month in 2018

Makara Masam, or Makaram, is the sixth month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Makara Masam in 2018 begins on January 14, 2018 and ends on February 12, 2018. 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 January 25.

Madhva Navami is on January 26.

Thaipusam dedicated to Lord Subrahamania is on January 31.

Amavasya is on January 16.

Purnima or full moon day is on January 31

Ekadasi Fasting dates are January 28 and February 11.

Pradosham dates are January 14 and Janaury 29

Shasti fasting is on January 23.

Next month in Malayalam Calendar is the Kumbha Masam.