The Sinhala and Tamil New Year will be celebrated on 13th and 14th of this month. Following are the auspicious times pertaining to the New Year celebrations. Astrologically, the New Year (Aluth Avurudda) symbolizes the transition of the Sun from Pisces to Aries.
Dawning of Sinhala and Tamil New Year
The Sinhala and Tamil New Year dawns at 1.47 pm on April 14.
The Punya Kalaya dawns at 7.23 am on Tuesday the 14th of April and ends at 8.11 pm on the same day.
Lighting of the hearth and cooking of the first meals
The auspicious time for lighting of the hearth and cooking of the first meals is at 2.05 pm on Tuesday the 14th of April .
Transactions and partaking of the first meal
The auspicious time for transactions and partaking of the first meal falls at 2.42 pm.
Anointing oil in the New Year
The auspicious time for anointing oil in the New Year is at 9.06 am on the 15th of April and the time to leave for employment is at 6.02 am on the 22nd.
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