Raja Sankranti 2016, Mithuna Sankranti (Swing Festival)

Raja Sankranti, also known as Mithuna Sankranti or Ashad Sankranti or Swing festival, is one of the major festivals of Orissa which is celebrated in order to welcome monsoon season. It is a 3-day festival which marks the beginning of the agricultural activities. Raja Sankranti 2016 date is June 15.

Raja Sankranti festival is celebrated for three days. The first day is ‘Pahili Raja’ (Pratham Raja) and the second day is proper Raja Sankranti and the last (third) day is ‘Basi Raja’.

Pahili Raja – 14 June 2016

Raja Sankranti – 15 June 2016

Basi Raja (Bhudaha) – 16 June 2016

Raja Sankranti is celebrated on Mithuna Sankramana (Transition of Sun from Vrushabha Rasi to Mithuna Rasi) in Ashad month as per Oriya calendar.

Raja Sankranti 2015 date was June 15.

Pratham Raja Pahili Raja 2015 date is June 14

Raja Sankranti 2015 date is June 15

Basi Raja 2015 date: June 16

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  1. Panav says:

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