Auspicious times for the National
The New Year dawns on April 13 (Sunday) at 6.29 p.m.
On April 13 from 12.05 p.m. to 12.53 a.m. on the next day (Monday)
Lighting of the hearth
On April 13 (Sunday) at 6.54 p.m. dressed in red and yellow clothes facing south. Cook kiribath and sweets mixed with sesame seeds.
On April 13 (Sunday) dressed in red and yellow clothes for ganu denu and partaking of first meal (kiribath) at 8.10 p.m.
Oil anointing ceremony
On April 16 (Wednesday) at 7.42 a.m. facing East dressed in yellow and green with kohomba leaves for head and kolon leaves for feet and using oil and kohomba herbal mixture (nanu)
Setting out for work
On April 17 (Thursday) at 6.19 a.m. dressed in gold clothes facing north
Setting out for official work
On April 16 (Thursday) at 6.20 a.m. dressed in gold yellow and green coloured clothes facing North after partaking of kiribath.