Significance of Tamil Month Margazhi
The Tamil Margali Masam, or Margazhi Month, is the month of Bhakti and Music. In 2016, Margazhi month begins on Friday, December 16, 2016 and ends on Friday, January 13, 2017. The importance of Margali Masam was announced by none other than Lord Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita when says Maasanam Margasheershoham among the twelve months, I am Margazhi. Rendering of Tiruppavai and Tiruvembavai, religious discourses and music festivals are the major highlights during the period.