Tamil Sinhala New Year (“Puthandu“) in the year 2021 will be celebrated on 13th (Day before Tamil New Year) and 14th April 2021 in Sri Lanka and other parts of the world where Tamil people are living. The first day of the Tamil month Chithirai (In April) is celebrated as the Tamil New Year day. When the Sun enters Mesha rasi in the month of Chithirai, it is the start of the Thamil New Year. It falls during the second week in the English month of April according to the western calendar. The stars according to Tamil astrology are 27 beginning with Aswathi through Revathi. The star Aswathi begins at Mesham rasi, in Chithirai. All times are calculated according to Sri Lanka Time.
Every year after the starting of the Tamil New Year, parents used to start the search for the Bride or Groom for their children to get married. Some of them directly contact the other parties or used to register their children's profile iwith the Marriage brokers or through the online matrimony websites.
On the4 New Year day shower and wear New clothes and visit your temple for worshiping. If you have close relatives it is your duty to present them with new clothes for them. Also in the evening you can distributes Sweets to your close relatives, next door peoples and friends. This is the best way to celebrate the festival day. Lot of people goes to Cinema Halls with their families or with friends.
What is the Tamil New Year Name in the year 2021?
Day and time of the Birth of Thamil New year? (Thirukkanitham -திருக்கணித ஜோதிடப்படி வருடப்பிறப்பு நேரம் 2021)
14/04/2021 Tuesday early morning 02:33 (Sri Lanka Time) the new Tamil year "Philava" பிலவ is to begin. At that time Star is Bharani 2m Patham. Uthaya Lagnam: Makaram, Thithi: valarpirai Thuvithitheeyai. This is the 35th year in the 60year cycle.
Vishu Poniyakaalam (Auspicious Time - புண்ணியகாலம்): 10:33 PM till 06:33AM
Color for the Tamil New Year: Red Pattu or new white dress with red border. Ornament with "Pavalam"
Kai vishesham (கைவிஷேசம்):
14/04/2021 Wednesday morning 06:15 am till 07:30am
Evening 18:15 pm till 19:00pm
Stars with Thosam: Aswini, Barani, Karthigai 1m patham, Pooram, Uththram 2m, 3m, 4m pathangal, attham, Pooradam, Chithirai 1m 2m pathangal.
Tamil New Year Names in the coming years.
2022 Thursday, 14th of April சுபகிருது Subakiruthu
2023 Friday, 14th of April சோபகிருது Sobakiruthu
2024 Sunday, 14th of April குரோதி Kurothi
2025 Monday, 14th of April விசுவாவசு Visuvaavasu
2026 Tuesday, 14th of April பராபவ Paraabava