The Tamil New Year (Avilambi) dawns on Fri 14th Apr 2017 at 12.48 AM
Posted on: 09/04/2017 (Sunday)
The Tamil New Year 2017 (named, Avilambi) dawns at 12.48 AM (Sri Lanka time) on Friday, 14th April 2017, according to Vakkiya Panchangam. The auspicious time is from 8.48 PM on Thursday, 13th April 2017, to 4.48 AM on Friday, 14 April 2017. The auspicious time for kai vishesham (handling of money) is from 12.09 to 12.31 AM or 10.38 -11.38 AM on Saturday, 15 April 2017, 9.52 -11.51 AM on Monday, 17 April 2017. The colour of the dress for the New Year is yellow.
The dawn of Tamil New Year is calculated according the solar cycle. It is the time the Sun completes a full cycle and leaves the 12th rashi, the Meena rashi (Pisces), and enters the first rashi, the Mesha rasi (Aries) again. According to Vakkiya Panchangam, the coming New Year is good for people born in Singa rashi (Leo), Mahara rashi (Capricorn), and Kumba rashi (Aquarius) and not much favorable for Mithunam (Gemini), Kanni (Virgo), Thanusu (Sagittarius), and Meenam (Pisces).