Mlamas is going to happen this year. It is also known as Adhik Maas or Purushottam Maas. It comes once in three years. The worshiped deity of Malmas is Lord Vishnu, for this reason it is also called Purushottam month. This time Malamas starts from 18 September, which will run till 16 October. After that, Shardiya Navaratri will start from 17 October. This coming year is becoming an auspicious coincidence on Malmas after 160 years. After this, such a coincidence will be formed in the year 2039. The Malamas commences on 18 September 2020 and ends on 16 October 2020. In such a situation, the question comes in everyone’s mind that what is Malamas and it is called Malamas? Come, know-
What is mlamas
The Hindu calendar consists of 30 dates, with 15 days of Krishna Paksha and 15 days of Shukla Paksha. On the 15th day of Krishna Paksha, Amavasya and on the 15th day of Shukla Paksha, full moon occurs. The Hindu calendar is made based on the motion of the Sun and the Moon. The dates of the Hindu calendar keep increasing, it is not fixed like 24 hours a day in the English calendar. The dates that decrease and increase for three years, a month is formed every three years from the remaining time, which is called more mass or mulmas.
‘Purushottam month’ named after Lord Rama
Religious belief is that the Lord of Vishnu is the Lord of Lord Vishnu and Purushottam is a name of Lord Vishnu, hence Adhikamas is also called Purushottam month. Mangalic functions such as marriages, mundan, Upanayan rites, house entry etc. are forbidden in the time of Malamas. Auspicious works are forbidden in the time of Malamas. However, shopping etc. is not prohibited.