Greetings to everyone! According to the Telugu calendar 2022, Margasiram and Pushya Masam are what mostly corresponded to the month.
Through the following article, you will get to know about the important festivals of the month and their significance, the nakshatras and tithis during the month according to the dates and also Durmuhurtham, Rahu kalam, and sunrise/sunset points timings of the month.
It is the first day of the year and in many places, it is considered s a public holiday. On a special day, people visit churches and other religious places to offer their special prayers and worship their god.
2 January- Amavasya
Amavasya, which means the day of a new moon in the Sanskrit language. It holds great significance among the Hindus on the days and nights of Amavasya.
3 January- Chandrodayam
After Amavasya, this day is celebrated as Chandra Darshan where devotees worship Chandra Dev and offer special prayers. Moreover, it is often believed that it is very auspicious to see the moon right after the Amavasya.
14 January- Pongal
Pongal which is also known as Thai Pongal is a popular festival in Tamil Nadu where all the devotees worship the Sun God in order to seek their blessings leading to a good harvest and prosperity in life.
14 January- Makar Sankranthi
Makar Sankranti is correlated with Pongal and is celebrated for the change that the sun makes by shifting from Saggitarius to Capricorn. This special occasion is often observed in the month of Magha according to the traditional Hinduthem calendar and falls on 14 January every year.
15 January- Pradosha Vratam
Pradosh Vrat often occurs on the Trayodashi Tithi of both Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha and is a popular Hindu vrat that is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
16 January- Kaanum
The celebrations of Pongal usually end with Kaanum Pongal. Devotees clean their homes on this day and decorate them with Kolam. One of the most important rituals of Kaanum Pongal is when devotees visit the banks of the river Kaveri. Moreover, there is a very famous ritual which is named Kumi Patu where a girl sits in the middle of the circle and a woman dances around her to the tunes of Kumi Patu.
28 January- Shattila Ekadashi
It is a Hindu festival that is usually observed on the eleventh day of Krishna paksha during the month of Magh as per the traditional Hindu calendar. It is dedicated to worship Lord Vishnu and it is often believed that by fasting on this day, devotees can tend all their miseries and misfortunes.
30 January- Masa Shivaratri
Maha Shivaratri is one of the most powerful and auspicious vrat and is dedicated to the supreme Lord Shiva. According to the Skandha Purana, there are four main Shivratri.
The first one is the Nitya Shivratri which occurs every night. Second, comes the Masa Shivaratri which occurs every month on the Chaturdasi of the Krishna Paksha.
The third one is the Maga Shivaratri which occurs for thirteen days in the Hindu month of Maga. The last and the most important Shivaratri is the Maha Shivaratri which occurs on the Chaturdasi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Maga.
This was all about the important festivals and their significance in January and the Nakshatras, tithis, Rahukalam, Durmuhurtham, and sunrise/sunset points according to the respective dates. To know more about the Telugu calendar and get the latest updates, stay connected to our website.