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Chinga Masam 2020 – Chingam Month in Kerala in 2020

Chinga Masam is the first month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Chinga Masam 2020 begins on August 17 and ends on September 16. The first day of Chingam month marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Malayalam calendar and is known as Chingam 1. Kollavarsham (Kolla Varsham) 1196 begins as per traditional Kerala calendar on August 17, 2019. Onam the biggest festival of Kerala is observed on the Thiruvonam Nakshatra day in Chingam month.

Sri Narayana Guru Jayanti (September 2) is observed on the Chathayam Nakshatra day in the Chingam month.

Important Festivals in the Chingam Month in Kerala
Sri Krishna Jayanti - September 10
Gokulashtami – September 10
Vinayaka Chaturthi – August 22
Athachamayam - August 22
First Onam – August 30
Thiruvonam – August 31
Chattambi Swami Jayanti - August 7

Chinga Masam Ekadasi Fasting are on August 29 and September 13

Pradosham dates in Chinga Masam are August 30 and September 15

Muruga Sashti Fasting is on August 24

Full Moon and No Moon Day
Velutha Vavu or full moon day (Purnima) – September 2
Karutha Vavu or Amavasya – August 19

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