Karkidaka Masam, is also known as Ramayana Masam, in Kerala. It is also the last month in a Malayalam calendar. Karkidaka Masam 2013 begins on July 17 and ends on August 16. Karkidaka Vavu Bali a ritual dedicated to the dead ancestors and relatives is also performed in this month.
Karkidaka Masam Ekadasi Fasting are on July 19 and August 2.
The Muruga Sashti Fasting is on August 12.
Karkidaka Vavu Bali is on August 6.
Full Moon and No Moon Day
Karthuvavu or Amavasi – August 6. (Amavasi fasting is marked on August 6 in Malayalam calendar)
Veluthuvavu or full moon day (Purnima) – July 22.
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