Agni Natchathiram 2018 Dates
As per Tamil Calendar, Agni Natchathiram in 2018 (Kathir Veyil) Starts on Friday, 4th May 2018 and ends on Monday, 28th May 2018.
Agni Nakshatram is one of the most important festivals dedicated to Lord Murugan and is celebrated with immense zeal and fervor in the state of Tamil Nadu.
About Kathiri Veyil
Agni Natchathiram, Agni Nakshatram, Kathiri Veyil all are same. It is also known as Kathir and Kartari.
Agni Nakshatram or Agni Natchathiram is the period when the sun passes through the Krithika (Krittika) Nakshatra.
It is a peak summer season that is why this period called Agni Natchathiram.
When the sun passes through 3rd and 4th quarter of Bharani Natchathiram, All quarters of Krittika Natchathiram and 1st quarter of Rohini Natchathiram is considered as Agni Nakshatram.
As per Panchanga, it is considered as each Nakshatra has 4 quarters.
People considered Agni Natchathiram as inauspicious.