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Chinga Masam 2024 – Chingam Month in Kerala in 2024

Chinga Masam is the first month in a traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Chinga Masam 2024 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) 1200 begins as per traditional Kerala calendar on August 17, 2024. Onam the biggest festival of Kerala is observed on the Thiruvonam Nakshatra day in Chingam month.

Sri Narayana Guru Jayanti (September 16) is observed on the Chathayam Nakshatra day in the Chingam month.

Important Festivals in the Chingam Month in Kerala
Sri Krishna Jayanti - August 26
Gokulashtami – August 26
Atham - September 5
Vinayaka Chaturthi – September 7
First Onam – September 13
Thiruvonam –  September 14
Sri Narayana Guru Jayanti -  September 16
Chattambi Swami Jayanti - 

Chinga Masam Ekadasi Fasting are on August 29 and September 14

Pradosham dates in Chinga Masam are August 17, August 31 and September 15

Muruga Sashti Fasting is on September 9

Full Moon and No Moon Day
Velutha Vavu or full moon day (Purnima) – August 19 
Karutha Vavu or Amavasya – September 3

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