Maha Vishuba Sankranti 2013, Maha Vishuba Sankranti 2013 date, when is Maha Vishuba Sankranti in 2013?
Maha Vishuba Sankranti, also known as Mesha Sankranti or Mesha Sankraman, is observed during the sun’s transition into the Mesha rashi or Aries. In 2013, Vishuba Sankranti date is April 14, Sunday.
Maha Vishuba Sankranti is the Oriya New Year day and this festival onwards Orissa religious almanac begins.
On Mahavishuba Sankranti day, ‘Pana – a special recipe prepared with different types of fruits, water, milk, curd, sugar, etc. is distributed among one and all. Mesha Sankranti also marks the Tamil New Year (Chitirai Vishu or Puthandu or Varsha Pirapu), Bengali New Year (Poila Baisakh), and Assam New Year (Rongali Bihu or Bohag Bihu).
Orissa New Year 2012 or Maha Vishuba Sankranti 2012 date was April 14th.