Avani Avittam is an important festival associated with the Brahmin The conventional Hindu caste system divided society into four sects and Brahmin was known as the learned class who gained the knowledge of sacred texts written on Hinduismcommunity in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The day is of great significance to Yajur Vedi Brahmins. Avani Avittam 2016 date is August 18 and the date of Gayathri Japam is August 19. On the next day, GayatriGayatri
Goddess Gayatri is an aspect of three Hindu Goddess named Saraswati (Goddess of Knowledge)... Japa Sankalmpam is observed. In other parts of South India, the ritual is known as Upakarma.
Yajur Vedi Upakarma Avani Avittam is on August 18 and Rig Vedi Upakarma is on August 17, 2016.
Sama Vedi Upakarma Avani Avittam is on September 4, 2016, for certain communities.
Avani Avittam is known as Upakarma, For those who do their first Upakarma, it is known as Thalia Avani Avittam. In Andhra Pradesh, Upakarma during Shravana Purnima is known as Jandhyala Purnima.