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Makara Masam 2023 – Malayalam Makaram Month in 2023

Makara Masam, or Makaram, is the sixth month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Makara Masam in 2023 begins on January 15, 2023 and ends on February 13, 2023. 

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 Bhagavathi Temples in Kerala and is on January 29.

Thaipusam dedicated to Lord Subramanya is on February 5.

Fasting - Vavu - Pournami

Amavasya (Karutha Vavu) is on January 21

Purnima or full moon day (Velutha Vavu) is on February 5

Ekadasi Fasting dates are January 18 and February 1.

Pradosham dates are January 19 and February 2

Shasti fasting is on January 27

Next month in Malayalam Calendar is the Kumbha Masam.