Karthigai dates December2019

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karthigai / Krithigai dates

YearDateMonthDay
201916JanuaryWednesday
201913FebruaryWednesday
201912MarchTuesday
20198AprilMonday
20196MayMonday
20192JuneSunday
201929JuneSaturday
201926JulyFriday
201923AugustFriday
201919SeptemberThursday
201916OctoberWednesday
201913NovemberWednesday
201910DecemberTuesday


Krithigai January 2019

2019Jan16Wednesday

Krithigai February 2019

2019Feb13Wednesday

Krithigai March 2019

2019Mar12Tuesday

Krithigai April 2019

2019Apr8Monday


Krithigai May 2019

2019May6Monday

Krithigai June 2019

2019Jun2Sunday
2019Jun29Saturday

Krithigai July 2019

2019Jul26Friday

Krithigai August 2019

2019Aug23Friday


Krithigai September 2019

2019Sep19Thursday

Krithigai October 2019

2019Oct16Wednesday

Krithigai November 2019

2019Nov13Wednesday

Krithigai 2019

2019Dec10Tuesday


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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.