Simha Sankranti marks the day when the sun moves from Karka Rashi to Simha. Simha Sankranti marks the start of Malayalam logbook in Kerala. Thus, Avni Masam starts in the Tamil month upon the arrival of Simha Sankranti. Simha Sankranti is a day of love. Enthusiasts offer their supplications to the Sun God, Lord Vishnu and Lord Narsimha Swami on the event of Simha Sankranti. Vishnumurthy Temple arranged at Kulai close to the city of Mangalore is exceptionally decked up for the merriments.
Narikela Abhishekha which is thought to be a heavenly shower is exceptionally performed on the event of Simha Sankranti. Exceptionally rinsed coconut water is utilized for Narikela Abhishekha. Appada Pooja to please Lord Ganesh is performed and contributions in type of Hoovina Pooja are made to Lord Vishnumurthy on this event and the festivals proceed till Kanya Sankraman.