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2015 Puthandu, Tamil New Year Date for Woodbridge, United States
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14th
April 2015
(Tuesday)
Tamil New Year
 
Tamil New Year

Mesha Sankranthi Moment


Sankranti Moment = 04:25:30
Note - 24-hour clock with local time & DST adjusted for all Muhurat timings (if applicable)
2015 Puthandu, Tamil New Year

Tamil New Year is also known as Varusha pirappu and is observed on first day of Tamil month Chithirai.

In Tamil Nadu when Sankranthi takes place after sunrise and before sunset the year begins on the same day. If Sankranthi takes place after sunset then the year begins on the following day.

This rule is good to start first day of the year for civil reckoning. However auspicious time, for Dan-Punya activities during Mesha Sankranthi, is independent of above rules and should be done after considering exact moment of Sankranthi because only certain time duration before and after Sankranthi moment is considered auspicious for Sankranthi related activities.



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