The Tamil Margali Masam or Margazhi month has started, and religious discourses and music festivals are the highlights during the period. It usually begins in mid-December. This year, the auspicious period has started from December 16 and will continue till January 14, 2019. It is a holy period majorly for Tamilians who spend the month in prayers and fasting to clear their sins. Various other Hindu festivals such as Vaikunta Ekadasi, Hanuman Jayanti and Ramana Maharshi Jayanthi are observed during Margazhi month 2018. During Tamil Margali Masam, days are shorter, and the nights are longer. Apart from religious gatherings, the devotees prepare beautiful Rangolis or Kolams in front of the house, which is considered auspicious. Datta Jayanti 2018 Date & Shubh Muhurat: Significance, Puja Timings, Vidhi and Mantra to Worship Lord Dattatreya.
Lord Krishna announced the significance of Margali Masam in the Bhagavad Gita, which says, “Among the twelve months, I am Margazhi.” This period is kept aside for spiritual activities only. No events and marriages are performed during this month. The legends believe that such auspicious activities should be avoided in this month as it is the dawn period for Devas and people do not want to engage in any other activities other than the worship of Gods. Margali month 2018 is if immense spiritual importance and creating beautiful rangolis constitute a significant part of the celebrations. Here we have compiled a few videos of Kolam designs which comes in absolute handy. Life-Changing Quotes From The Bhagavad Gita That Are Relevant Even Today.
Watch the Video of Easy Margazhi Kolam Designs With Dots.
Watch the Video of Margazhi Kolam Designs With Colours.
Watch the Video of Margazhi Kolam Designs for Beginners.
Drawing Kolams or Rangoli daily in front of the houses is the major highlight of the festivity. Streets are filled with Kolams of various sizes and shapes. The colourful designs are breathtaking! Special delicacies are also prepared during Margali Masam 2018, and some of them are very ancient food. So, have a blissful Margali Masam.