Sinhala Tamil New Year dawns
Saturday, 14 April 2018 - 8:42
Sri Lankans across the country are preparing to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year on a grand scale.
The Inauspicious time commonly known as Punya Kalaya began at 1.49 am today and ends at 2.37 PM.
The New Year will dawn at 8.13 am while preparing meals for the New Year should begin at 10.40 am.
The tradition of trading, and consuming the first meal of the New Year is to be done at 11.53 am.
Anointing of oil is set for Monday the 16th at 10.16 am while leaving for work in the New Year is set for 6.03 am on Thursday the 19th.
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