Agni Natchathiram 2024 Start and End Date 

As per Tamil Calendar, in 2024 Agni Natchathiram starts on Saturday, 4th May at 9:31 AM IST, and ends on Tuesday, 28th May at 4:37 PM IST

About Kathiri Veyil

Agni Natchathiram, Agni Nakshatram, Kathiri Veyil, Agni veyil, Agni Karthi all are same. It is also known as akni natsathiram, Katthhir and Kartari.

Agni Natchathiram is a 21 Days period when sun passes through the Krithika (Krittika) Nakshatra.

It is a peak summer season that is why this period called as Agni Natchathiram.

When 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.

Agni Natchathiram Story in Tamil

Rituals & Importance of Agni Natchathiram

The festival holds great significance among the devotees of Lord Murugan, warrior God.

Especially in Palani one of the Arupadai Veedu temple of Lord Murugan, the festival is celebrated with great joy. Devotees flock to the temples during the Agni Natchathiram period.

Some devotees even perform Pradakshina to the Girivalam, the holy hill in Thiruvannamalai.

In most of the temples, Abhishekam to the deities will be performed with earthen pot water, soaked in “Vetiver”.

People considered Agni Natchathiram as inauspicious. So, they avoid performing House warming ceremonies, marriages and any other auspicious ceremonies.

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