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One of a kind 2022 Gregorian Calendar mapped to Tamil Hindu months with respect to Sun's zodiac position, equinox & solstice and major Hindu festival's.
#Puthandu #HappyNewYear #TamilNewYear #சுபகிருது_வருடம்
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In another thread, I have also talked about how #TamilNewYear is calculated and it's astronomical significance.
This calendar lists major Hindu festivals celebrated in year 2022 with Gregorian & Tamil Hindu dates.

The #TamilNewYear which starts on Chitirai 1(Apr 14 2022) is called as 'சுபகிருது வருடம்' .
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#TamilNewYear is celebrated on the 1st day of the Tamil Month Chithirai which falls on April 13th / 14th every year, this is based on precise astronomical calculation and events, when sun leaves Meena Rasi (Pisces) and enters the first zodiac sign Mesha Rasi (Aries).

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Not only Tamilians, but several other cultures (non Abrahamic) around Asia celebrates April 14th + or - 1 day as their new year.

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Tamil New Year calculation is not based on seasons / places, if we depend on these entities, we cannot get an accurate date & time, we need something that is fixed which can’t be altered even if we look after 1000’s of years.

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