Makar Sankranti Puja 2017 time | Sankranti Pooja Muhurat 2017

Makar Sankranti Puja 2017 time, sankranti pooja muhurat 2017 is given here. Makar Sankranti puja – observing oil bath; preparing special recipe (Kheer / Khichdi), and offering naivedya to Lord Surya (other Gods – Shiva Parvati / Lakshmi Narayan), will be based on shubh muhurat. Surya Bhagavan enters into Capricron (Makara rashi) on 14 January […]

Gangasagar Mela 2017: Ganga Sagar Mela, Ganga Snan during Makar Sankranti

Gangasagar Mela or Ganga Sagar Fair is the largest mela in West Bengal. Gangasagar Mela is observed during Makar Sankranthi. In 2017, Ganga Sagar Mela starts on January 13 and ends on January 15. The major Snan of Gangasagar Mela is on 14 January 2017 (Makara Sankranti). The mela is celebrated at Sagar Island where […]

Uttarayani Yatra

Uttarayani Yatra is a special ritual observed on Makar Sankranti in Puri Jagannath Temple. In 2017, Uttarayani Yatra date is January 14. It is observed on the day when Sun moves towards Vernal Equinox. As per Hindu calendar, it falls on the day of Makar Sankranti, when Sun moves towards Makara Rashi (Capricorn). In Puri Temple, […]