Magh Bihu 2020 | 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 2020, Magh Bihu date is January 15.

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, 15 January 2020 – Magh Bihu

परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, माघ मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, पंचमी तिथि, उत्तरा फाल्गुनी नक्षत्र, शोभन योग, गरज करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:58
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)22:52 Chandrastama (Moonset)10:47

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Panchami – 12:09
Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni – 28:07*
Yoga Shobhana – 21:13
Karana Garaja – 22:53

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 12:36 – 13:56
Gulika Kalam: 11:15 – 12:36
Yama Gandam: 08:34 – 09:55

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Magh Mahina 2076 (Magh Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Makaram Month 1195 (Makara Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Pousha Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Thai Month (Thai Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Poush Mash 1426

Nepali Calendar – Magh Maas 2076

Telugu Calendar – Pushya Masam (Pushyam)

Marathi Calendar – Poush Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Poush Maas
Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 11:28:34

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 21:28 – 22:56
Abhijit: None

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 12:36 – 14:04
Durmuhurthams: 12:14 – 12:57

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”