Bhogi 2022 | Bhogi festival during Sankranthi

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.

Andal Kalyanam (Godadevi Kalyanam) in Srirangam on Bhogi Pongal

Significance of Bhogi and how Bhogi is celebrated?

Bhogi Pongal, Second day of Pongal Celebrations in Tamil Nadu

Bhogi Puja – Rituals and customs of Bhogi

Bhogi Pandlu, blessings for children by elders 

Bhogi Festival, dedicated to Lord Indra

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

Today’s Panchangam:

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

Samvat:

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

Shubh Muhurat:

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
Varjyam :

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.

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