Tamil people consider Aadi Perukku as Auspicious
Monsoon season begins in Tamil Nadu in the month of Aadi, when the water level in rivers increases substantially. Aadiperukku is celebrated to show the gratitude of Tamil people to the nature and to thank Mother Cauvery River. Aadiperukku is a unique Tamil festival of South India celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month Aadi. Hence it is known as “Pathiinettam perukku”, Pathinettu means eighteen, and Perukku refers to rising.