Monday, January 10, 2011

Bhogi 2013 - Bogi Dates 2013 - Bhogi Festival 2013 Date - Bhogi Festival Date 2013 - Bogi - Bhogi 2013 Celebration

Bhogi 2013:

Bhogi is celebrated on January 13 2013 (Sunday) in Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Bhogi precedes Pongal. 

Bhogi Rituals:

During Bhogi people discard old waste things and concentrate on new things causing change or transformation. At dawn people light a bonfire with logs of wood, other solid-fuels and wooden furniture at home that are no longer useful. 

The disposal of derelict things is where all old habits, the vices, attachment to relations and materials things are sacrificed in the sacrificial fire of the knowledge of Rudra, known as the "Rudra Gita Gyan Yagya. It represents realization, transformation and purification of the soul by imbibing and inculcating divine virtues.

Bhogi Gifts:

Sweets in generous quantities are prepared and distributed. It is a time for families to congregate. Brothers pay special tribute to their married sisters by giving gifts as affirmation of their filial love. Landlords give gifts of food, clothes and money to their workforce.

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