Magh Bihu 2019 | 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 2019, 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 January 2013, Makara Sankranti, Thai Pongal, Magh Bihu, Makaravilakku at Sabarimala

Today, 14 January 2013 is Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, & Makaravilakku or Makarajyothi at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. Makara Sankranthi marks the transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn). It is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu; Lohri in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and some other North Indian states; as Magh Bihu in Assam. Makara Sankranthi is a biggest festival […]