Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu is the Assamese New Year celebrated in mid April. In 2021, Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu date is April 14.
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 2021 dates
April 13, 2021 – Goru Bihu
April 14, 2021 – Manuh Bihu (Main Rongali Bihu)
April 15, 2021 – 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 2021-2022 Predictions
Panjika for Bohag Bihu 2021 – 14 April
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:57 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:46 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 07:15 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 08:49 PM
Tithi : Dwitiya upto 12:47 PM Tritiya
Nakshatra : Bharani upto 05:23 PM Krittika
Yoga : Priti upto 04:16 PM Ayushman
Karana : Kaulava upto 12:47 PM Taitila upto 02:06 AM, Apr 15 Garaja
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Budhawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 11:58 AM to 01:46 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:22 PM to 01:58 PM
Yamaganda : 07:33 AM to 09:09 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:45 AM to 12:22 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:56 AM to 12:47 PM
Varjyam : — — —