Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu is the Assamese New Year celebrated in mid April. In 2019, Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu date is April 15.
Actually, Bohag Bihu is celebrated for 7 days but nowadays it is confined for 3 days. Goru Bihu, Manuh Bihu, and Gosai Bihu are the three festivals of Rongali Bihu.
Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu 2019 dates
April 14, 2019 – Goru Bihu
April 15, 2019 – Manuh Bihu (Main Rongali Bihu)
April 16, 2019 – Gosai Bihu
The day prior to the main Bihu is celebrated as Goru Bihu. This is the last day of the previous year and on this day cows are worshipped.
The main Bihu festival is Manuh Bihu during which Assamese houses get festive mood and decorated. The special recipes called ‘Pitha’, ‘Jolpan’, and ‘Larus’ are prepared by women and distributed among the friends and relatives.
The third day, Gosai Bihu, marks the end of Rongali bihu. On this, favorite Gods of the devotees are worshipped with utmost devotion and offered special recipes.
There are couple of other Bihu festivals – Magh Bihu (Makar Sankranti) and Kongali Bihu.
Naba Barsha 2019-2020 Predictions
Panjika for Bohag Bihu 2019 – 15 April
परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, चैत्र मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, दशमी – एकादशी, मघा नक्षत्र, गण्ड योग, वणिज करण, विष्टि करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:10 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:43
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)14:38 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:54
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dashami – 07:08
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 28:22*
Nakshatra Magha – 28:01*
Yoga Ganda – 25:39*
Karana Vanija – 17:47
Skipped Karana : Vishti – 28:23*
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Chaitra
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 07:44 – 09:18
Gulika Kalam: 14:01 – 15:35
Yama Gandam: 10:53 – 12:27
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mesha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha
Amrita Kalam 25:49* – 27:17*
Abhijit: 12:02 – 12:52
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 17:00 – 18:29
Durmuhurthams: 15:22 – 16:13