Kumbha Sankranti 2017, Kumbha Sankramana

Kumbha Sankranti or Kumbha Sankramanam marks the transition of Sun to Kumbha rashi (Aquarius) from Makara rashi (Capricorn). In 2017, Kumbha Sankranti date is February 12.

Among the 12 Sankranti, Kumbha Sankranti is the eleventh and the second last Sankramana of Sun in a Hindu year.

Kumbha Sankranti marks the beginning of Kumbha masam in Malayalam calendar, Masi Masam in Tamil calendar and Falgun Maas in Bengali calendar.

Sankramana snana (holy dip) are the auspicious rituals performed on Sankramana day. The next Sankranti is Meena Sankranti.

Panchang, 12 February 2017

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:05 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:17
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 19:43 Chandrastama (Moonset) 07:48

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 28:41*
Nakshatra Magha – 08:40
Yoga Atiganda – 20:45
Karana Garaja – 28:41*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Maagha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 16:53 – 18:17
Gulika Kalam: 15:29 – 16:53
Yama Gandam: 12:41 – 14:05

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara – 20:50:34
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 26:30* – 28:07*
Abhijit: 12:18 – 13:03

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 16:46 – 18:24
Durmuhurthams: 16:47 – 17:32

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