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Chinga Masam 2018 – Chingam Month in Kerala in 2018

Chinga Masam is the first month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Chinga Masam 2018 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) 1194 begins as per traditional Kerala calendar on August 17, 2018. Onam the biggest festival of Kerala is observed on the Thiruonam Nakshatram day in Chingam month.

Sri Narayana Guru Jayanti (August 27) is observed on the Chathayam Nakshatram day in the Chingam month.

Important Festivals in the Chingam Month in Kerala
Sri Krishna Jayanti - September 2
Gokulashtami – September 2
Vinayaka Chaturthi – September 13
First Onam – August 24
Thiruonam – August 25

Chinga Masam Ekadasi Fasting are on August 22 and September 6

Pradosham dates in Chinga Masam are August 23 and September 7

Muruga Sashti Fasting is on August 16

Full Moon and No Moon Day
Veluthuvavu or full moon day (Purnima) – and August 26
Karthuvavu or Amavasi – September 9

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