Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu is the Assamese New Year celebrated in mid April. In 2022, 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 2022 dates
April 14, 2022 – Goru Bihu
April 15, 2022 – Manuh Bihu (Main Rongali Bihu)
April 16, 2022 – 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 2022-2023 Predictions
Panjika for Bohag Bihu 2022 – 15 April
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:50 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:31 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 05:13 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 05:31 AM, Apr 16
Tithi : Chaturdashi upto 02:25 AM, Apr 16 Purnima
Nakshatra : Uttara Phalguni upto 09:35 AM Hasta
Yoga : Dhruva upto 07:57 AM. Vyaghata upto 05:33 AM, Apr 16. Harshana.
Karana : Garaja upto 03:14 PM. Vanija upto 02:25 AM, Apr 16. Vishti.
Weekday : Shukrawara.
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakrit
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:45 AM to 12:36 PM
Amrit Kalam : 02:54 AM, Apr 16 to 04:26 AM, Apr 16
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:35 AM to 12:10 PM
Yamaganda : 03:21 PM to 04:56 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:25 AM to 09:00 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:22 AM to 09:13 AM 12:36 PM to 01:27 PM
Varjyam : 05:40 PM to 07:12 PM