2012 March 31 Saturday 1187 Meenam 17 Star Thiruvathira3.38 and Punartham – Navami 18.59 & Dashami
Meena Masam or Meenam Month is the 8th month in a traditional Kerala Malayalam calendar.
Meena Masam usually falls from Mid March to mid April every year.
In 2012, Meenam month or Meena masam is from 14th/15th March 2012 to 13th April 2012.
Meenam (Kollavarsham 1187) coincides with Panguni month in Tamil Calendar, and Phalguna and Chaitra month in other traditional Indian calendars.
Similar to Kumbha Masam, Meenam is also the month of festivals in Kerala. Numerous Hindu Temples in Kerala, especially Lord Krishna temples celebrate the annual festival in the month of Meenam. Other auspicious days which fall in the month include Ranga Panchami, Meena Bharani, Sri Rama Navami, Kodungallur Meena Bharani, Ambalapuzha Arattu, and Veda Vyasa Jayanti.
Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in Meenam 2012 (Kolla Varsham 1187)
14th March 2012 – Guruvayur Arattu – 1st Meenam 1187
Lunar phase on 24 March 2012 Saturday is Waxing Crescent.
The current moon phase is from 2012-03-22 15:39 to 2012-03-30 20:42.
The moon is in zodiac sign Aries .
Moon phases from
the current moon cycle:
on 2012-03-22 15:39
before 1.9 days
on 2012-03-30 20:42
after 6.3 days
on 2012-04-06 20:20
after 13.3 days
on 2012-04-13 11:51
after 20 days
New Moon (next)
on 2012-04-21 08:20
after 27.8 days
The moon is growing bigger (young moon)
Fraction of the moon: 0.0580224242348
Illumination of the moon disk: 3 %
Moon angular diameter: 0.49 °
Sun angular diameter: 0.53 °
Moon phases for the days after 24 March 2012
8% / 0.09
13% / 0.12
20% / 0.15
28% / 0.18