Boishakh is the first month in the Bengali calendar. It's the 1st month, and the beginning of the new year which starts in the middle of April on the 14th or 15th. It's also the official start of summer. The month is known for hot days followed by storms with gusty winds in the afternoon.

This is a Bengali New Year Song.

(Pronunciation in the Song Notes.)

Notes

Written by Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941).

Pronunciation:
Everything between the brackets | | is repeated.

(Chorus)
Eshoo eshoo eshoo he boisakh.

| Taaposhoniswasobaaye mumurshure dao uraaye |
| botshorer aborjona dur hoye jaak jaak jaak |
| Jaak puraton smriti jak bhule jawa geeti |
Ashrubaspo sudurey milak.
| Muchhe jaak glani ghuche jaak jora
Agnisnane suchi hok dhora. |
| rosher aabeshraashi sushko kori dao aashi |
| Aano aano aano tobo | proloyer saankh.
Mayar kuchhjhotijal jaak durey jaak jaak jaak.

Sometimes the 1st two lines are repeated at the end.
The chorus is repeated throughout.

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