Magh Bihu 2021 | Bhogali Bihu or Maghar Domahi in Assam

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 2021, 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, 2020) 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 2021 – Magh Bihu

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, पौष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, प्रतिपदा – द्वितीय तिथि, श्रवण नक्षत्र, वज्रा योग, बव – बालव करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 7:15 AM

Suryastamayam (Sunset) : 5:46 PM

Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 8:15 AM

Chandrastamayam (Moonset) : 6:57 PM

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Pratipada upto 09:01 AM Dwitiya

Nakshatra : Shravana upto 05:05 AM, Jan 15 Dhanishtha

Yoga : Vajra upto 10:06 PM Siddhi

Karana : Bava upto 09:01 AM Balava upto 08:28 PM Kaulava

Paksha : Shukla Paksha

Weekday : Guruvara (Thursday)

Samvat:

Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari

Chandramasa : Pausha – Purnimanta ; Pausha – Amavasyanta

Vikram Samvat : 2077 Pramadi

Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Poush Mahina 2077 (Paush Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Makaram Month 1196 (Makara Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Pausha Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Thai Month (Thai Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Poush Mash 1427

Nepali Calendar – Magh Maas 2077

Telugu Calendar – Pushya Masam (Pushyam)

Marathi Calendar – Poush Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Posh Maas

Shubh Muhurat (Auspicious Timings):

Abhijit Muhurat : 12:09 PM to 12:51 PM

Amrit Kalam (Amrutha Kalam) : 6:51 PM to 08:25 PM

Time to Avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 1:49 PM to 03:08 PM

Yamaganda Kalam : 7:15 AM to 08:34 AM

Gulikai Kalam (Kuligai Timings) : 9:53 AM to 11:12 AM

Dur Muhurtam : 10:45 AM to 11:27 AM 02:57 PM to 03:39 PM

Varjyam : 9:24 AM to 10:59 AM

In 2020, Magh Bihu date was January 15.

In 2019, Magh Bihu date was January 15.

In 2018, Magh Bihu date was January 14.

In 2017, Magh Bihu date was January 14.

In 2016, Magh Bihu date was January 15.

In 2015, Magh Bihu date was January 15.

In 2014, Magh Bihu date was January 14.

Magh Bihu 2013 date was January 14. Magh Bihu 2012 date was January 15.

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  1. Dr. J. N. Baruah says:

    There are some spelling mistakes. The text needs correction. e.g. “domahi” in place of “Domani”, “equivalent” in place of “eaualent”, “buffalo fighting” in place of “Bull fighting”