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Bhogi, Bhogi Pongal – 14 January 2019

14 January 2019 is Bhogi (Bhogi Pongal), the first day of Pongal or Makara Sankranthi festival. It is widely celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka.

It falls a day prior to Sankranthi or Makara Sankramana festival. As it marks the last day of Dhanurmasam or Margali masam, Andal Kalyanam or Sri Godadevi Kalyanam is also celebrated on this day by Vaishnava sect of people.

Showering Bhogi Pandlu (Bhogi Pallu), combination of rice, berry fruits, sugarcane pieces, other food items, is an important ritual performed to get the children out from the Nara drishti.

Bhogi Pandlu Muhurtham 2019 – 14|15 January

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, 14 January 2019

विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, पौष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, अष्टमी, रेवती नक्षत्र, शिवा योग, सिद्ध योग, बव करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:57
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:21 Chandrastama (Moonset)25:03

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 24:37*
Nakshatra Revati – 12:53
Yoga Shiva – 07:31
Skipped Yoga : Sidhha – 30:53*
Karana Bava – 24:37*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 08:34 – 09:55
Gulika Kalam: 13:56 – 15:16
Yama Gandam: 11:15 – 12:35

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Poush Mahina 2075

Malayalam Calendar – Dhanu Month 1194 (Dhanu Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Poushya Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Margali Month (Margazhi Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Poush Mash 1425

Nepali Calendar – Poush Maas 2075

Telugu Calendar – Pushya Masam (Pushyam)

Marathi Calendar – Poush Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Poush Maas
Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Dhanu – 20:05:54
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Meena – 12:53:20

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 30:25* – 32:05*
Abhijit: 12:14 – 12:57

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam
Durmuhurthams: 15:06 – 15:48

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