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Kumbha Masam 2024 – Malayalam Kumbham Month in 2024

Kumbha Masam, or Kumbham, is the seventh month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Kumbha Masam in 2024 begins on February 14, 2024 and ends on March 13, 2024. Auspicious days in the month include Attukal Pongala, Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti, Thirunavaya Ekadasi, Kumbha Bharani, Chottanikara Makam and Thiruvilwamala Ekadasi.

Mahashivratri is on March 8.

The month is of great significance in Bhagavathy Temples in South Kerala. Temple festivals are held in this month. Festivals in all most all the important temples are held during the period.

Full Moon and No Moon Day
  • Karutha Vavu or Amavasya – March 10
  • Velutha Vavu or full moon day (Purnima) – February 24
Ekadasi fasting dates - February 20 and March 6

Pradosham Fasting is on February 21 and March 8

Sashti Fasting - February 15

Festivals and auspicious days include:
  • Temple Festival at Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple begins on  February 11
  • Kumbha Bharani – February 15
  • Ezhara Ponnana Darshan is on February 18
  • Thirunavaya Ekadasi – February 20
  • Temple festival Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple begins - February 21
  • Chottanikara Makam - February 24
  • Attukal Pongala - February 25
  • Thiruvilwamala Ekadasi – March 7
  • Guruvayur Arattu festival ends - March 1
  • Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti – March 11
Next month in Malayalam Calendar is the Meena Masam.