Bail Pola 2019 | The Festival of Cattle

Bail Pola

Bail Pola or Pola, is a cattle festival celebrated in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar & some other regions in North India. In 2018, Bail Pola date is September 9. Bail Pola is celebrated on Pithori Amavasya or Amavasya in Shravan month (August – September). Vrushabha Puja or bullock worship is the main ritual […]

How Bail Pola is celebratred – Rituals & Customs of Bail Pola

Bail Pola is celebrated in a pleasant atmosphere in villages. Farmers worship bullocks on Bail Pola. Vesana (rope) from the nostrils of Bullock is removed on the day before Pola festival. Haldi (Turmeric paste) with ground nut oil is applied on bullocks body. Water bath is given to bullocks after applying haldi paste. After the bath, bulls […]

29 August 2011, Amavasya, Today

Today is Amavasya (29 August 2011), the No Moon day in Hinduism. It is Shravan Amavasya in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars. North Indian Hindi calendars consider it as Bhadrapad Amavasya. Amavasya begins at 11.39 am on 28 August & ends at 8.34 am on 29 August 2011. As it falls on Monday, it […]