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☀️Makar Sankranti - मकर संक्रांति

Makar Sankranti Date: Wednesday, 15 January 2025
Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti festival is dedicated to the Hindu god Surya. When Sun shifted from dahanu to makar rashi or dakshinayan to uttarayan. Sankranti means the passing of the sun from one zodiac to the other one. Most of the Hindu festival celebrated as per moon position but this festival celebrated on the basic of Sun. Therefore no fix date declared as per Hindu Panchang.

Makara makes the end of the winter season and the start of longer days compare to winter. On this festival people pray to the sun and bathe at the Prayaga Raj at the Kumbh Mela as per Adi Shankara and in *Ganga Sagar. Traditionaly devotees took holy dip in rivers, especially Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery.

In different part of Indian, Makar Sankranti celebrated with different name. Sankranti in Karnataka, Pongal in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, Maghi in Punjab and Haryana, Poush Sankranti in West Bengal, Uttarayana in Gujarat and Rajasthan and Uttarayani in Uttarakhand.

Related NameSankraat, Sankranthi, Pongal, Uttarayana, Maghi, Maghe Sankranti, Khichdi Parv
Begins TithiPaush / Magha (Makar Sankranti)
ReasonSun Shifted from Dhanu to Makar Rashi.
CelebrationsSun Worship, Eating Til-Gud, Eating Khichdi, Daan, Dakshina, Dip in Ganges, Holy Bath, Kite Flying, Melas.

मकर संक्रांति हिन्दी में पढ़ें

मकर संक्रांति त्योहार, हिंदुओं के देव सूर्य को समर्पित है। जब सूर्य धनु से मकर राशि या दक्षिणायन से उत्तरायण की ओर स्थानांतरित होता है, तब संक्रांति का त्योहार मनाया जाता है।

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Futures Dates
15 January 202615 January 202715 January 2028
Yearly / Annual
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Paush / Magha (Makar Sankranti)
Ends Tithi
Paush / Magha (Makar Sankranti)
Sun Shifted from Dhanu to Makar Rashi.
Sun Worship, Eating Til-Gud, Eating Khichdi, Daan, Dakshina, Dip in Ganges, Holy Bath, Kite Flying, Melas.
Imp Places
Prayagraj, Ganga Sagar, Holy Rivers.
Past Dates
15 January 2024, 15 January 2023, 14 January 2022, 14 January 2021, 14 January 2020

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