Bathing for the old year should be done on April 13th (Saturday) after anointing with Nuga leaf extract.
Dawning of the New Year
The New Year dawns on April 14 (Sunday) at 02.09 pm
Punya Kala (Inauspicious time)
The Punya Kala begins at 07.45 am on Sunday April 14 and ends at 08.33 pm.
Hence, all meals and activities should be completed by 07.45 am and engage in religious observances.
On April 14 between 02.09 pm and 08.33 pm rituals such as commencing work, transactions and partaking of meals could be done.
Preparation of meals
On Sunday April 14th at 02.42 pm the fire should be lit facing the East and clad in red and yellow clothing and adorned in copper mixed jewellery and a jaggery mixed milk rice and kithul mixed aggala and sweetmeats should be prepared.
Commencement of work, transactions and partaking of meals
On April 14th Sunday, at 03.54 pm work should be commenced facing the East and clad in red and yellow clothing and adorned in copper mixed jewellery, transactions done and food should be consumed.
Planting of trees
On April 15th at 11.17 am planting of trees should be done clad in energetic colours and facing the East.
Anointing of oil
On April 17th Wednesday, at 07.40 am one should place Kohomba leaves on the head and Kolon leaves at the feet clad in leafy colours and facing the East and apply Kohomba leaf extract on head and take a bath
Leaving for work
On Thursday, April 18th you should be dressed in leafy colours and leave for work at 04.52 am facing the east, having consumed jiggery and sesame mixed milk rice.