Bhogi 2020

Bhogi is the first day of four-day Pongal festival known as Makar Sankranti. It is majorly celebrated in the southern states of Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

 

When Is Bhogi Festival 2019 Celebrated?

Festival Name Date States
Bhogi Wednesday, 15 January 2020 Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka

About Bhogi Pongal 2020

The Bhogi festival is celebrated in honour of Lord Indra who is also known as the god of rain. Lord Indra is worshiped by many farmers as he is expected to bring prosperity and happiness to the land. Furthermore, farmers in the country worship Indra to receive a good harvest thereby bringing wealth and prosperity. They also worship their ploughs and other farm equipment on this day.

In 2020, the festival of Bhogi will fall on Wednesday, 15 January. 

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The Bhogi Mantalu ( Bonfire )

On the occasion of Bhogi, people discard their old and useless household items, wood, and clothes among others. These items are thrown into fire which is made of wood and cowdung cakes. The ritual is called as “Bhogi mantalu” and is aimed at getting rid of old and negative things from your life and focus on new beginnings. Women wear new clothes and chant mantras around the holy fire.

They clean their house and draw rangoli of colors and flowers in front of their house. People also decorate their house with marigold garlands and mango leaves. It is also said to drive away all the negative energy from and around the house and make way for positive energy.  A lot of agriculture waste is also burnt in the bonfire which is expected to offer heat during the cold weather which is about to end.

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