Aadi 18 Perukku 2016 Date in Tamil Nadu
Aadi 18 Perukku is a Hindu Tamil festival celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil Month Aadi (mid-July to mid-August). Aadi 18 Perukku 2016 date is August 3. The Aadi month in Tamil Nadu falls during the monsoon season and the festival is essentially a thanksgiving to monsoon rains which fills the rivers – the lifeline of farmers. As it is celebrated on the 18th day, Aadi Perukku is also known as Pathinettam Perukku.
The Aadi month falls during the monsoon season and is basically a thanksgiving to monsoon which fills the rivers – the lifeline of farmers.
On the day, family and friends get together and pray for uninterrupted supply of water and a good harvest in the coming season. Special food is prepared on the day and is shared with relatives and friends.
In some Tamil communities on Aadi Perukku day, the son-in-law is invited and is presented some gifts by the parents.
Special food is made on this day and family and friends get together and pray for a continuous supply of water and a good harvest.
Aadi 18 Perukku Pooja in Temples
Masaniamman Temple, Pollachi
Periyapalaithamman Temple, Adyar
Kallazhagar Temple, Azhagar Malai near Madurai