Poila Boishakh is celebrated on April 15th in Bangladesh. On this day, Bengali people can say Shubho Noboborsho New Year to each other. The month of Baisakh is considered very favorable in Bengal. All good deeds such as marriage, marriage, household registration, beauty treatment, shopping, etc. are completed at this moment. Bazaars in several places in Bangladesh are also held on this day.
Rituals to be followed during Poila Baisakh:
The day begins in the morning and devotees observe the sun rising on the first morning, which they hope is auspicious.
Afterwards, a religious procession is held, this form of mass procession is called Prabhat Pheris. This one is well worth a look! Garad sarees worn by women are a one-of-a-kind garment. These sarees are white with a bright red border.
Men wear tikkas purchased from mosques. After the parade, men and women sing and dance to various popular folk songs. Besides that, the women in the family cook hearty meals. The meal consists of rice, fish, green chilies, onions, and various sweets. Rangolis are made at home, often in front of the house, a tradition that continues to this day. The rest of the day is spent meeting friends, spending time and enjoying delicious food.
Dance services dominate the evenings on special days. From folk songs to skits to traditional theater performances, there is something for everyone.
Panjika-Bengali Yearbook on Poila Baisakh:
Before the Bengali New Year Poila Baisakh begins, Bengali people climb up to get a copy of Panjika. Panjika, the Bengali archive, is a year-long handbook to help you find festival times, auspicious days and times, from weddings to housewarming, astrology, starting a trip, starting a business and more. Panjikas are crucial part of Poila Baisakh celebrations in many region. The most famous in Bengali is the Panjika of Benimadhab Seal. Don’t forget to check out National Board Works.
Poila Baisakh – Bengali New Year Gift:
During the Poila Baisakh festival, people don new clothes and share sweets with friends and relatives. Young people fall at the feet of their elders and seek their blessings. To win love, loved ones give gifts and greeting cards. Traditional handicrafts are the best as they are an eco-friendly and attractive way to decorate your house. People visit their family, friends and loved ones to wish them “Shubho Nobo Borsho” (Happy New Year).
Bring prosperity to your family today with the truly harmonizing Lakshmi Yantra.