Makara Masam 2015 – Malayalam Makaram Month in 2015

Makara Masam, or Makaram, is the sixth month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Makara Masam in 2015 begins on January 15, 2015 and ends on February 12, 2015. 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 (January 20).

Makara Bharani is a major festival day at Goddess Bhagavati Temples in Kerala and is on January 28.

Thaipusam dedicated to Lord Subrahamania is on February 3.

Madhva Navami is on January 28

Ekadasi Fasting dates are January 16 and January 30

Pradosham dates are January 18 and February 1

Shasti fasting is on January 25

Next month in Malayalam Calendar is the Kumbha Masam.