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Kati Bihu in 2013 »   18 October

Kati Bihu Category: Festival
Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: Hindu (Hindu) Kati Bihu is also closely related to agriculture. This Bihu is celebrated on the first day Kati month in Assamese calendar. This is the period of time in the year when the paddy grows in the fields and cultivators work hard and eagerly wait for a good harvest. This period also witness emptiness in the granaries of the hard working cultivators. This is the reason why this Bihu is also called Kongali Bihu, Kongal stands for Poor. This Bihu is celebrated in teh evening time by lighting lamps or candles, Saaki, in various places. These saaki arfe lit up from house to paddy fields. In households the saaki is lit up in front of Tulsi plant. The Tulsi plant not only carries medicinal values, but also it is supposed to be very auspicious in Hinduism.The Tulsi plant is cleaned and planted on a specially designed earth platform called Tulsi Bheti. Its is worshiped with various prayers and prasads are distributed among families, houses

Kati Bihu Dates

Kati Bihu in 2013 »   18 October

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