Kanuma – 15 January 2017 | 3rd day of Makara Sankranti

15 January 2017 is Kanuma festival. Kanuma is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and some parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra.

Govardhana Puja or Go puja (worship of cows) is the major ritual during Kanuma. It is believed that Lord Sri Krishna was lifted the Govardhana parvatham (Mount Govardhan) to save the farmers and people of Gokulam. Read more about Kanuma festival here..

Kanuma festival is celebrated as Mattu Pongal in Tamil Nadu. Mattu Pongal is dedicated to the cattle. This is the third day of four-day Pongal festival.

Panchang, 15 January 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:58
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)21:03 Chandrastama (Moonset)09:14

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Tritiya – 11:39
Nakshatra Magha – 22:44
Yoga Ayushman – 14:23
Karana Bava – 23:21

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Maagha
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 16:38 – 17:58
Gulika Kalam: 15:17 – 16:38
Yama Gandam: 12:36 – 13:57

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 20:21 – 21:56
Abhijit: 12:15 – 12:57

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 30:55* – 32:33*
Durmuhurthams: 16:32 – 17:15

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