Vaikasi Visakam 2017 Date

Vaikasi Visakam 2017 Date

Vaikasi Visakam 2017

Vaikasi Visakam 2017

Vaikasi Visagam, Vaigasi Visakam, Vaikasi Visakam Date, When is Vaikasi Visakam in 2017?, 7th June 2017

Vaikasi Visakham is the day Lord Skanda took form from the third eye of God Siva to destroy the asuras and alleviate the sufferings of the devas. This festival is celebrated in a grand manner by Tamil community around the world. Special pujas are offered to Lord Murugan and Pongal is offered as Naivedyam. Devotees carry milk pots to the Gods temples and perfrom abhishekam with them. People also take Kavadis as an offering for the Lord. Valli Kalyanam is also celebrated on this day.

According Tamil solar calender, Vaikasi Visakam falls on the Visakam Nakshatram in Vaikasi month. According to Gregorian calender it is observed in May – June. This year, Vaikasi Visakam is on Wednesday, 7th June 2017.

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