Makar Sankranti is one of the main festivals of Hindus. On this day, the sun turns Uttarayan and enters the Capricon. This festival is celebrated with various names in different cities. During the Makar Sankranti time, Sun meets his son Shani.
Makar Sankranti 2023 Date
One of the most auspicious festivals Makar Sankranti 2022 date is on 15th January 2022
Makar Sankranti 2023 Time
Makar Sankranti Punya Kala starts from 7:15 am and ends on 5:46 pm.
Makar Sankranti Maha Punya Kala starts from 7:15 am and end at 9:00 pm.
Makar Sankranti History
According to the beliefs, on the day of Sankranti, Surya Bhagwan (Lord Sun) visits his son Shani’s house.
According to another legend, Makar Sankranti also marks the victory of Lord Vishnu over the Asuras.
Makar Sankranti Significance
This festival is also called Uttarayan in some places. On this day, Ganga bath, fasting, charity, and worship of the Lord Sun have significance. Farmers celebrate this festival as gratitude day.
On the festival day, sweets made with Sesame and Jaggery are distributed. Flying kites is a tradition in some places,