When is Panguni Uthiram

Tamil festival to get out of all your obstacles

There are a lot of Hindu festivals which have huge significance on human life. Some of them also have benefits for the body and hence they are correlated to some or the other day. The Panguni uthiram is one of the most important and major festivals for Hindus. The significance of this festival is both Pournami and Uthiram falls on the same day of the last month of Tamil calendar year. In this part particularly uthiram nakshatra coincide with the full moon. It signifies the marriage of Paravati and Parameshwara, Murgan and Deviani. It is also said that on this day and the star, Sita’s marriage with Rama was celebrated. And therefore also people who worship Lord Ram celebrate this day in many other parts of the country.

People celebrate this particular day and the temples of Lord Shiva as well as of Lord Vishnu are found crowded. There are a lot of people who visit the temple to seek the blessings and it is a kind of custom and belief followed by them. Devotees even rush to Lord Murugan temple during this Panguni Uthiram festival, usually celebrated in Month of March every year as per English calendar. People start worshipping Lord, after their bath and have food only once on the auspicious day. It is believed that if people do this fast for 48 years reach heaven and not have rebirth by attaining salvation. Devotees making this kind of fast with faith and dedication, would get out of all the obstacles and would be blessed with wealth and prosperity in this life also.

The state government of Tamil Nadu declares it as holiday. Government offices, schools and colleges remain closed and shops and other business outlets remain open doing a lot of business on this day.

Next Panguni Uthiram is on 21 March 2019 (Thursday)

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