Dhanurmasam is one of the holy months in the Hindu calendar which marks the worship of Lord Vishnu. Here, get the list of dates and Dhanurmasam 2022 start date, Dharnurmasam 2022 end date, and its significance.
Dhanurmasam is the combination of two words, Dhanur is a sun sign Sagittarius and Masam which means month. The month in which the sun enters the Sagittarius and be it is considered Dhanurmasam. This auspicious month ends on Bhogi, which is just a day before Makara Sankranti. Special rituals and poojas are performed this month to seek the blessings of Bhagawan Vishnu.
Dhanurmas also known as Margali, Dhanu, Sahas, is a solar month and it overlies with Pushya in the Hindu lunar calendar. As per the gregorian calendar, this holy month starts in the second half of December and ends around the first half of January.
Dhanurmasam 2022 Start Date
Dhanurmasam usually begins in the mid of December month. This is the period when wintertime falls. This month is usually considered for worship only, no other activities such as marriage, housewarming, and other functions should not be performed. The Dhanurmasam 2022 start date is Dember 17.
Dhanurmasam 2022 End Date
Dhanurmasam month is completely devoted to the worship of the Lord Vishnu. Devotees wake up early in the morning during the Brahmamuhurtha, which is early one and a half hours before sunrise. The auspicious month, Dhanurmasam 2022 end date is January 14, 2023.
Devotees offer prayers to the god during the Brahma Muhurat. This month is the final month of Dakshinayana, which is considered to be the night for gods.
The important rituals observed by devotees in this month are Reciting Tiruppavai, offering flowers to Lord Vishnu, and complete surrender to Lord Vishnu.