New Year Auspicious Times Aurudu Nakath 2022. As Sri Lankans across the country prepare to usher in the Sinhala – Tamil New Year (Aluth Avurudda) in 2022 April, officials urged the public to observe Sinhala and Tamil New Year rituals at home in a safe and subdued manner. We bring you the auspicious times…
BATHING FOR OLD YEAR
Bathing for old year falls on Wednesday the 13th of April
Punya Kalaya begins on 14th of April at 2.17 am and ends on 14th of April at 3.05 pm
DAWNING OF THE NEW YEAR
New Year will dawn at 8.41 am on Thursday the 14th of April
PREPARING OF MEALS
Preparing meals for the New Year should begin at 9.05 am on the 14th of April, dressed in golden looking forwards the East.
TRADING AND FIRST MEAL OF THE NEW YEAR
The tradition of trading and consuming the first meal of the New Year is to be done at 10.17 am on the 14th of April, dressed in golden looking forwards the East.
THE NEW MOON
The new moon can be seen on Sunday the 3rd of April
PLANTING OF TREES
Planting of trees take place on Saturday the 16th April at am while facing East
ANOINTING WITH OIL
Anointing the head with oil is set for Monday the 17th of April at 7.04 am, dressed in Red and Yellow looking forwards the South.
LEAVING FOR WORK
Leaving for work in the New Year is set for 6. 51 am on Monday the 18th of April, dressed in White looking forwards the South.