Katiri Veyil 2016 Dates

Katiri Veyil 2016 Dates

What are the Katiri Veyil Dates in 2016?, Agni Natchathiram Dates, Agni Natchathiram, Katihri Veyyil Dates

Katiri Veyil is the hottest part of the year. This period is also known as Agni Nakshatram and is dedicated to Lord Muruga (subrahmanya). Broadly speaking, Agni Nakshatram is the time of Kritika Karte (14 day ) i.e. when sun passes through kruttika nakshatra. But actual Katiri Veyil period is approximately of 25 days i.e. when the Sun Passes through fallowing stars is considered as the Katiri Veyil period.

Bharani Nakshatram – 3rd and 4th Quarters
Kritika Nakshatram – All Quarters
Rohini Nakshatram – 1st Quarter

It is believed that, Kritika Nakshatram is governed by Agni. This period is considered inauspicious and people avoid important celebrations. This year, Katiri Veyil starts on Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 and ends on  Friday, 27th May 2016.

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