Varusha Pirappu – Tamil New Year


Tamil New Year is celebrated on the 1st of the month of Chithirai. It is on this day that Brahmaji created this world. This is the ideal day to start new activities. This day is also seen as the first day of spring. Oil baths and herbal water baths are usually done on this day. It is special to read and listen to the Tamil Panchangam on that day. According to the birth of each tamil new year, the predictions for the country and world are made through mundane astrology.

On that morning, it is customary to see Chittirai Kani (fruits, gold, silver, mirror and money, Pooja items), to cook delicious (Arusuvai) food and offer it to the Lord. It is also customary for elders to give money to the little ones and bless them. Kula deity (Kula deivatha) worship should be done that day. Doing good deeds on the very first day of the year would help and motivate us to continue the good deeds throughout the year. Donations can be made too.

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Mauritius Times ePaper Friday 8 April 2022

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