Assam New Year Bohag Bihu Calendar 2017 For Assamese Festival

Assam is the indian state on the north east border of India on the fertile land full of tea gardens. The assamese cultivation is the major vocation of the Assam natives with which their new year celebration begins with the harvest season.

The Assam New Year festival is observed with high fervor, worship, pompt and show. Assamese called this festival as Bohag Bihu means the 1st month of the Assamese calendar. As assamese lead a life with simplicity this particular festival is a non-religious festival. There are other festivals like Bohag Bihu namely Magh Bihu, Bhogali Bihu, Kati Bihu, and Kongali Bihu.

Bohag Bihu is celebrated in the month of April according to the Gregorian christian era calendar 2017. The word Bihu derives from the Dimasa Kachari language spoken by the native Dimasa Kachari tribe of the Assam. The harvested first crop is offered to the worshipping God, Brai Shibrai here which means Bi is ask and Shu is peace.

The first day of the Bohag Bihu calendar 2017 is the very significant festival for the Assam people. The people celebrating the Assam new year fill with several traditions and rituals are celebrated.

Assam Calendar January 2017
Date Day Festival Name
8 Sunday Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
9 Monday Gauna Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
12 Thursday Paush Purnima
14 Saturday Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 Sunday Sakat Chauth
23 Monday Shattila Ekadashi
27 Friday Mauni Amavas
Assam Calendar February 2017
Date Day Festival Name
1 Wednesday Vasant Panchami
3 Friday Ratha Saptami
4 Saturday Bhishma Ashtami
7 Tuesday Jaya Ekadashi
10 Friday Magha Purnima, Chandra Grahan
12 Sunday Kumbha Sankranti
22 Wednesday Vijaya Ekadashi
24 Friday Maha Shivaratri
26 Sunday Surya Grahan
Assam Calendar March 2017
Date Day Festival Name
8 Wednesday Amalaki Ekadashi
12 Sunday Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Phalguna Purnima
13 Monday Holi
14 Tuesday Meena Sankranti
20 Monday Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami
24 Friday Papmochani Ekadashi
28 Tuesday Chaitra Navratri
29 Wednesday Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
30 Thursday Gauri Puja, Gangaur
Assam Calendar April 2017
Date Day Festival Name
2 Sunday Yamuna Chhath
5 Wednesday Rama Navami
7 Friday Kamada Ekadashi
11 Tuesday Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima
14 Friday Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti
22 Saturday Varuthini Ekadashi
28 Friday Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya
Assam Calendar May 2017
Date Day Festival Name
2 Tuesday Ganga Saptami
4 Thursday Sita Navami
6 Saturday Mohini Ekadashi
9 Tuesday Narasimha Jayanti
10 Wednesday Vaishakha Purnima, Buddha Purnima
11 Thursday Narada Jayanti
14 Sunday Vrishabha Sankranti
22 Monday Apara Ekadashi
25 Thursday Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat
Assam Calendar June 2017
Date Day Festival Name
3 Saturday Ganga Dussehra
5 Monday Nirjala Ekadashi
8 Thursday Vat Purnima Vrat
9 Friday Jyeshtha Purnima
15 Thursday Mithuna Sankranti
20 Tuesday Yogini Ekadashi
25 Sunday Jagannath Rathyatra
Assam Calendar July 2017
Date Day Festival Name
4 Tuesday Devshayani Ekadashi
9 Sunday Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima
16 Sunday Karka Sankranti
19 Wednesday Kamika Ekadashi
20 Thursday Gauna Kamika Ekadashi
26 Wednesday Hariyali Teej
27 Thursday Nag Panchami
Assam Calendar August 2017
Date Day Festival Name
3 Thursday Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
4 Friday Varalakshmi Vrat
7 Monday Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Chandra Grahan
10 Thursday Kajari Teej
14 Monday Janmashtami *Smarta
15 Tuesday Janmashtami *ISKCON
17 Thursday Simha Sankranti
18 Friday Aja Ekadashi
21 Monday Somvati Amavas, Surya Grahan
24 Thursday Hartalika Teej
25 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi
26 Saturday Rishi Panchami
29 Tuesday Radha Ashtami
Assam Calendar September 2017
Date Day Festival Name
2 Saturday Parsva Ekadashi
4 Monday Onam
5 Tuesday Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
6 Wednesday Bhadrapada Purnima, Pratipada Shraddha
16 Saturday Indira Ekadashi
17 Sunday Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
19 Tuesday Sarva Pitru Amavasya
21 Thursday Navratri Begins
27 Wednesday Saraswati Avahan
28 Thursday Saraswati Puja, Durga Ashtami
29 Friday Maha Navami
30 Saturday Dussehra, Vijayadashami
Assam Calendar October 2017
Date Day Festival Name
1 Sunday Papankusha Ekadashi
5 Thursday Ashwin Purnima, Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima
8 Sunday Karwa Chauth
12 Thursday Ahoi Ashtami
15 Sunday Rama Ekadashi
16 Monday Govatsa Dwadashi
17 Tuesday Dhan Teras, Tula Sankranti
18 Wednesday Narak Chaturdashi, Kali Chaudas
19 Thursday Diwali, Lakshmi Puja
20 Friday Gowardhan Puja
21 Saturday Bhaiya Dooj
26 Thursday Chhath Puja
30 Monday Kansa Vadh
31 Tuesday Devutthana Ekadashi
Assam Calendar November 2017
Date Day Festival Name
1 Wednesday Tulasi Vivah
4 Saturday Kartik Purnima
10 Friday Kalabhairav Jayanti
14 Tuesday Utpanna Ekadashi
16 Thursday Vrischika Sankranti
23 Thursday Vivah Panchami
30 Thursday Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti
Assam Calendar December 2017
Date Day Festival Name
3 Sunday Margashirsha Purnima, Dattatreya Jayanti
13 Wednesday Saphala Ekadashi
16 Saturday Dhanu Sankranti
18 Monday Somvati Amavas
29 Friday Pausha Putrada Ekadashi

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