Mithuna Sankranti (Midhun Sankramana) is the day when Sun transits into Mithun Rasi (Gemini zodiac) from Taurus zodiac or Vrushabha Rasi. Usually it comes in June month. In 2015, Mithuna Sankranti date is June 15.
Mithuna Sankranti is also known as Raja Sankranti in Orissa. It is celebrated with gusto for three days.
Date – 16th June 2015
Punya Kala Muhurta – 05:42:00 to 12:16:05
Sankramana Time – 15th June: 17:05
Mithuna Sankramana marks the beginning of Tamil month of Aani and Malayalam month of Mithunam. Bengali month Aashar also begins on the day after Mithun Sankranti. This is also referred to as Ashad Sankranti.