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
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)
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.