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New Year auspicious times

The Sinhala – Tamil New Year is almost upon us. As Sri Lankans across the country prepare to usher in the Sinhala – Tamil New Year, we bring you the auspicious times…

Dawn if the Sinhala-Tamil New Year: 02:04 a.m. April 14.

The Punya Kalaya: From 07:40 p.m., April 13 to 08:28 a.m, April 14.

Lighting of the hearth and cooking meals: 05:41, April 14.

Milk Rice with Ghee and Jaggery should be prepared while clea in gold coloured clothing and facing the North.

Transactions and partaking of the first meal: 07:05 a.m, April 14 – facing North wearing while clad in blue and white attire.

Anointing with oil: 11.04 a.m., April 15.

Departing for work : 6.28 a.m., April 17th – clad in white and facing Nort