Magh Bihu, also known as Bhogali Bihu or Maghar Domahi, is a harvest festival of Assam. It is equivalent of Makar Sankranti or Pongal and celebrated in Magh Month. In 2022, Magh Bihu date is January 14.
This week-long festival marks the end of harvesting season in Assam. It is celebrated with feasting and lighting bonfires. ‘Uruka’ (January 14, 2022) marks the beginning of Magh Bihu festival.
Assamese people erect ‘Meji’, makeshift huts made of bamboo trees and leaves. They eat their feast in these and burn the huts next morning. The most popular traditions of Magh Bihu are – ‘Tekeli Bhonga’ (a games of pot breaking) and buffalo fighting.
Panchang, 14 January 2022 – Magh Bihu
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:54 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:45 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:45 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 04:42 AM, Jan 15
Tithi : Dwadashi upto 10:19 PMTrayodashi
Nakshatra : Rohini upto 08:18 PMMrigashirsha
Karana : Bava upto 08:56 AM. Balava upto 10:19 PM. Kaulava.
Yoga : Shukla upto 01:36 PM. Brahma.
Weekday : Shukrawara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Pausha – Purnimanta Pausha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:58 AM to 12:41 PM
Amrit Kalam : 04:40 PM to 06:29 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:58 AM to 12:19 PM
Yamaganda : 03:02 PM to 04:24 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 08:15 AM to 09:37 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 09:04 AM to 09:47 AM 12:41 PM to 01:24 PM
Varjyam : 11:14 AM to 01:03 PM 02:37 AM, Jan 15 to 04:25 AM, Jan 15