When is Bhogi 2014, 13 January or 14 January

When is Bhogi – 13|14 January 2014? In 2014, Bhogi festival date landed in confusion that some of the panchanga karthas stating the date of Bhogi as 13 January and the TTD Panchangam and other Panchangams followed in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple and Srisailam Bramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple have been mentioning the festival date as 14 January.

According to Driksiddhanta Panchangam (which is claimed to be the standard National Almanac) the Makara Sankramana Punyakalam is at 1.13 PM on 14 January and hence Bhogi is celebrated on the previous day of Makara Sankramana and the it falls on 13th January, Monday.

But as per the Purva Paddathi Panchangams like TTD Panchangam, Makara Sankranti Punyakalam is at 6.20 PM on 14 January and it falls after the Sunset the following day (15 January) is celebrated as Makara Sankranti and 14th January as Bhogi Ther at TTD Temple.

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