Karthigai dates December2020

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karthigai / Krithigai dates


YearDateMonthDay
20206JanuaryMonday
20203FebruaryMonday
20201MarchSunday
202028MarchSaturday
202025AprilSaturday
202022MayFriday
202018JuneThursday
202016JulyThursday
202012AugustWednesday
20208SeptemberTuesday
20205OctoberMonday
20202NovemberMonday
202029NovemberSunday
202026DecemberSaturday


Krithigai January 2020

2020Jan6Monday

Krithigai February 2020

2020Feb3Monday

Krithigai March 2020

2020Mar1Sunday
2020Mar28Saturday

Krithigai April 2020

2020Apr25Saturday


Krithigai May 2020

2020May22Friday

Krithigai June 2020

2020Jun18Thursday

Krithigai July 2020

2020Jul16Thursday

Krithigai August 2020

2020Aug12Wednesday


Krithigai September 2020

2020Sep8Tuesday

Krithigai October 2020

2020Oct5Monday

Krithigai November 2020

2020Nov2Monday
2020Nov29Sunday

Krithigai 2020

2020Dec26Saturday


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Krithigai/Karthigai

Lord Muruga is believed to born on the day of karthigai. Therefore Lord Muruga is also called as 'Karthikeyan'. Krithigai is one of the very special day for Lord Muruga. Though krithigai is celebrated every month in hindu lunar month, three krithigai is considered to be very important.

'Thai kirthigai' is very significiant for Lord Muruga. It falls on the month of January or february. Devotees undergo fasting, do poojas and other rituals.
The krithigai which comes in the month of july or august is named as 'Aadi Krithigai'. People worship God, undergo fast and do other rituals. They also take bath in holy water. Devotees will lift paalkavadi or panneer kavadi (one of the ceremony will be done on the day of 'Aadi krithigai').

The krithigai which comes in the month of november or december is very important festival in hindu culture. The krithigai which comes in this month is called as "Karthigai Deepam" On this day, hindus decorate their houses by lighting diyas. People will go to the temples of Lord Shiva and Lord Muruga. On the day of Karthigai Deepam, the holy barani deepam(diya or light) is lighted on the top of the hill in Thiruvannamalai. To see this lighting ceremony, lakhs of people will come to Thiruvannamalai every year. Some will go for 'Girivalam' (walk around the holy mountain). Some people will even burst crackers on the day of Karthigai Deepam.
People who undergo fasting, worship the God and chanting hymns will be blessed with happy life and the God will remove all difficulties of his devotees.