According to message from sources Margazhi month is considered auspicious because in Bhagavat Gita, Lord Krishna says that he will be as the ‘Margazhi’ in that month. Among the 12 Tamil months, God resides in this month and so Hindus dedicate the whole Margazhi month of 30 days only to God’s worship and avoids keeping marriages and other functions in their home.
It is the best month to worship and seeking God’s blessings. In the early morning special poojas, prayers and Bhajans will take place in temples throughout this month. The worship called Raapatthu and Pagalpatthu is celebrated in Sri Rangam temple for 21 days. Thiruvempavai is also recited in all temples in the mornings.
Furthermore the most important
worships in this month are Paavai Nombu, Vaikunda Ekadesi, Hanuman Jayanthi and
Arudara Dharshan. The pilgrim season in Sabarimala will end in this month
which started on Karthigai month.
Significance of celebrating Aadipooram festival in Tamilnadu As the name suggests, this day is observed when the asterism of Pooram is in the ascendant in the Tamil month of Aadi. The asterism of Pooram is contained in the zodiacal sign of Leo (simmaraasi); this means that the moon is in simmaraasi on this day; the sun, on the other hand, is in the zodiacal sign of Cancer (kadaharaasi) on this day. The planetary lord for simmaraasi is the sun and for kadaharaaasi, the moon. The day of Aadippooram is significant on this basis, where the sun is in the
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