Thaipusam 2024 Date, Time and Significance in Tamil Calendar

Thaipoosam is a vibrant and spiritually significant festival celebrated by the Tamil community. It is dedicated to Lord Murugan, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Devotees express their devotion and seek blessings through various rituals and ceremonies. In the month of Thai, the day when Pusam (Poosam) Nakshatram and Pournami Tithi coincide is called Thaipusam. Scroll down to view the tamil calendar of Thaipusam.

When is Thaipusam (தைப்பூசம்) in 2024?

25 January 2024- Thursday

Thaipusam 2024 Date, Start Time & End Time

  • Date: Thursday, January 25, 2024
  • Pournami Tithi: Starts at 10:43 PM on January 24 and concludes at 11:56 PM on January 25.
  • Poosam Nakshatram: From 9:14 AM on January 25 to 11:07 AM on January 26.

Rituals and Celebrations

  1. Kavadi Attam: Devotees carry ornately decorated structures called ‘kavadis’ as a symbolic act of penance and gratitude towards Lord Murugan.
  2. Palkudam: Devotees carry pots of milk as an offering to the deity, symbolizing purity and devotion.
  3. Bajan and Bhajans: Singing devotional songs and hymns in praise of Lord Murugan is an integral part of the celebrations.

Significance of Thaipusam

Thaipoosam marks the occasion when Goddess Parvati gave Lord Murugan a powerful spear, or “vel,” to vanquish the demon Soorapadman. The festival signifies the triumph of good over evil and the devotee’s personal journey towards spiritual purification.

Plan Your Day

Plan to participate in the various rituals and celebrations that unfold during this divine festival. Join the community in seeking the blessings of Lord Murugan and experience the cultural richness of Thaipusam.

Capture the Moment

Don’t forget to capture the essence of Thaipusam 2024 by checking the Pournami Tithi timings and Poosam Nakshatra details. Cherish the moments of this spiritually significant day.

Celebrate Thaipusam with joy, devotion, and a sense of community. May this festival bring you blessings and spiritual fulfillment.

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