Ogrohayon

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Ogrohayon (Bengali: অগ্রহায়ণ Ôgrôhayôn) or alternately spelled Agrahayan is the eighth month in the Bengali calendar.[1][2] It is the second of the two months that make up the Dry season, locally called "Hemanta" (Bengali: হেমন্ত Hemôntô).[3] It is commonly believed that this month is very auspicious for marriage. The month is named after the star Mrigashīra (Bengali: মৃগশিরা Mrigôshira). The first day of the month is the Nabanna harvest festival.[4][5]

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  1. ^ "Bangabda - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  2. ^ "For 5 months a year the bee house buzzes". The Daily Star. 2017-02-06. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  3. ^ "Two New Years in One Calendar". The Daily Star. 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  4. ^ "Muhith inaugurates Nabanna Utsab Nov 15". The Financial Express Online Version. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  5. ^ "Two New Years in One Calendar". The Daily Star. 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  6. ^ "A Lighthouse of Undivided India". The Daily Star. 2017-01-13. Retrieved 2017-04-18.