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Dhanu Masam 2023 – 2024 in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala - Dhanu Month 2023

Dhanu Masam is the fifth month followed in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Dhanu Masam 2023 – 2024 begins on December 17, 2023 and ends on January 14, 2024. Sabarimala Mandala Pooja is one of the most important festivals in the month. Makaravilakku is on January 15.

Another major highlight of the month is the Thiruvathira festival observed on the Thiruvathira Nakshatra day in the month. Lord Vishnu temples will be observing the Swargavathil Ekadasi in the month – this festival is popularly known as the Vaikunta Ekadasi.

Important Festivals in Dhanu Masam
Kuchela Dinam in Guruvayoor - December 20
Sabarimala Mandala Pooja is on December 27, 2023
Sivagiri Pilgrimage begins on December 30, 2023
Swargavathil Ekadasi is on December 23, 2023
Thiruvathira Festival is on December 26, 2023
Erumeli Petta Thullal - January 12, 2024

Ekadasi in Dhanu Masam
December 23
January 7

Pournami or Purnima or full moon day
December 26

Karutha Vavu or Amavasya
January 11

Sashti Fasting
December 18

December 24
January 9

Next Malayalam month is the Makara Masam.