Meda Masam 2017 in Malayalam Calendar – Medam Month in 2017



Medam, or Meda Masam, is the ninth month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Vishu, the Zodiac New Year, is observed in this month. Meda Masam in 2017 is from April 14 to May 14. Apart from Vishu, another important festival in the month is the Thrissur Pooram.

Full Moon and No Moon Day
Karthuvavu or Amavasi –  April 26. 
Veluthuvavu or full moon day (Purnima) – April 10

Ekadasi
April 23
May 6

Pradosham
April 24
May 8

Sashti Fasting - May 1

Festivals and auspicious days include:
  • Vishu – April 14
  • Sri Rama Jayanti - 
  • Thirissur Pooram – 
  • Hanuman Jayanti - 
  • Chattambi Swami Samadhi day - 
  • Sathya Sai Baba Samadi day - 
  • Shankaracharya Jayanti - 
Next month in Malayalam calendar is the Edava Masam or Edavam.