Mesha Sankranti 2015, Mesha Sankramana (Souramana Ugadi)

Mesha Sankranti (Mesha Sankramana punyakalam) is an auspicious during when Sun transits to Mesha Rashi from Meena Rashi. It marks the beginning of new zodiac cycle of Surya Bhagavan.

It is also referred to as Souramana Ugadi as it is celebrated as the New Year day in Souramana Panchangams (Solar Calendars) followed as per Hinduism. In 2015, Mesha Sankranti date is April 14 in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam & Punjab.

The exact time of Mesha Sankranti 2015 (Mesha Sankramana Punya Kaalam)

Mesha Sankranti Punya Kaala Muhurta – 6.01 to 12.16 hrs, 14 April 2015

Mesha Sankramana Time – 1.40 PM, 14 April 2015

Souramana Ugadi is celebrated as ‘Varusha Pirappu’, ‘Chithirai Vishu’, ‘Puthandu’ in Tamil Nadu. Kerala people celebrate ‘Malayalam Zodiac New Year’ with the name ‘Vishu’. ‘Pohela Boishakh’ & ‘Naba Barsha’ are the name of Bengali New Year day. ‘Maha Vishuba Sankranti’ (Pana Sankranti) is the the name of Odisha New Year day.

‘Bohag Bihu’ or ‘Rongali Bihu’ is celebrated as Assamese New Year. Baisakhi celebrates the Punjabi New Year.. ‘Bisu’ is the Tulu New Year of Tulunadu area in Karnataka..

Mesha Sankranti in Previous Years

In 2014, Mesha Sankranti date was April 14 in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam & Punjab.

In 2013, Mesha Sankranti date is April 14 in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam & Punjab.

In 2012, Mesha Sankranti date was April 13 in Tamil Nadu, April 14 in Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam & Punjab.

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7 Comments

  1. Bhagyalakshmi says:

    Date of bohag bihu/ vaishaki for year 2014

  2. Suyati says:

    auspicious muhurthams in september for suaramana calender 2013

  3. Patoj says:

    what is the name of new solar year starting from mesha sankranti in 2013

  4. Rudr says:

    birth of a male child in mesha sankranti is good

  5. Archit says:

    New year as per solar calendar (Souramana Panchanga)

  6. Raj says:

    It means Ugadi as per the solar calendar. The other major Ugadi (celebrated by the Telugus, Kannadigas, Marathas etc…) being based on lunisolar calendar.