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Thaipusam or Thaipoosam is a famous festival mainly celebrated by Tamil Hindu families.



This Festival is celebrated by Tamil families on the full moon day (Purnima) in the month of January or February  (Called Thai according to the Tamil month ). Thaipusam Festival is celebrated often occur at the same time with Pushya star, referred to as Poosam in Tamil or called Pooyam in the Malayalam.


People from many part of the world celebrate this festival with great joy. It is noticied that this festival is celebrated in many countries like Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Malaysia, Canada and many other countries where Indian residents stays mainly from Tamil areas.


The phrase Thaipusam is a mixture of the title of the month, Thai, and the title of a star, Pusam (Tamil phrase for Pushya; Malayalam phrase – Pooyam). This specific star is at its highest level at the time when this festival is celebrated by people.



FAQ – Thaipusam

What is Thaipusam ?
Thaipusam is a famous festival mainly celebrated by Tamil Hindu families in India and in Many other Countries.

How is Thaipusam Celebrated ?
Thaipusam is celebrated on a full moon. In this festival people woship the God of War Lord Muragan to honour for slaying three evil demons. People Worship and pray to the statue of Lord Muragan for safety and good luck.

What is thaithaipusam?
Thaipusam or thaithaipusam or Thaipoosam or தைப்பூசம் is a famous Hindu festival which occur every year during the full moon in the tenth month according to the hindu Calender. Generally it comes in between January to February as per the Gregorian calendar. In the Country Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Mauritius this day is treated as a public Holiday. In Indian State Tamil Nadu, this day is declared as the State Holida and a Bank holiday.

When is Thaipusam 2022?
In the Year 2022 Thaipusam is on January 18, Day – Tuesday. Thaipusam is celebrated on the full moon day. in the month of Thai (Tamil Calendar).

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