Bhogi is the first day of four-day Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh. In 2022, Bhogi date is January 13. It is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Pushya masam (Poush Month) in 2022. It coincides with Poush Month in North Indian Hindi calendars.
Bhogi Mantalu or the sacred bonfire is burned during Bhogi to burn or destroy our sins and darkness in life. Bhogi is the common festival in Andhra Pradesh during Sankranthi and Pongal in Tamil Nadu.
Another major ritual during Bhogi festival is Bhogi Pandlu (Bhogi Pallu). Bhogi Pallu is a mixture of fruits, pieces of sugarcane, rice and some other grains. This mixture is showered on children by elders during Bhogi day. It is the most celebrated event on the festival of Bhogi and Sankranthi.
Bhogi is the first day of Sankranthi festivalin Andhra Pradesh which is celebrated in honour of Lord Indra. People draw Rangoli designs or Sankranthi Muggulu or Kolam on the occasion of Bhogi inviting Sankranti Lakshmi into their houses.
On Bhogi, Sri Andal Kalyanam is celebrated in many temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Andal in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Panchang, Bhogi – 13 January 2022
आनंद नाम संवत्सर, पौष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, एकादशी तिथि, कृत्तिका नक्षत्र, शुभ – शुक्ल योग, विष्टि करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:54 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:44 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 02:04 PM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 03:48 AM, Jan 14
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 07:32 PM Dwadashi
Nakshatra : Krittika upto 05:07 PM Rohini
Karana : Vishti upto 07:32 PM. Bava upto Full Night.
Yoga : Shubha upto 12:35 PM. Shukla.
Weekday : Guruwara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Pausha – Purnimanta Pausha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Poush Mahina 2078 (Poush Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Dhanu Month 1197 (Dhanu Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Poush Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Margazhi Month (Margali Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Poush Mash 1428
Nepali Calendar – Poush Maas 2078
Telugu Calendar – Pushya Masam (Pushyam)
Marathi Calendar – Poush Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Poush Maas
Abhijit : 11:57 AM to 12:41 PM
Amrit Kalam : 02:24 PM to 04:13 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:40 PM to 03:02 PM
Yamaganda : 06:54 AM to 08:15 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:36 AM to 10:58 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:31 AM to 11:14 AM 02:51 PM to 03:34 PM
Bhogi in Previous Years
In 2021, Bhogi date is January 13.
In 2020, Bhogi date is January 14.
In 2019, Bhogi date is January 14.
In 2018, Bhogi date was January 13.
In 2017, Bhogi date was January 13.
In 2016, Bhogi date was January 14.
In 2015, Bhogi date was January 14.
In 2014, Bhogi date was January 13.