Mukkanuma – 16 January 2017 | Pashuvula Panduga | 4th day of Makara Sankranti

16 January 2017 is Mukkanuma (Pashuvula Panduga). Mukkanuma is the final, fourth day of Makara Sankranti festival in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and some parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra. Mukkanuma is celebrated on the next day of Kanuma. It is celebrated as Kaanum Pongal in Tamil Nadu. Kanuma and Mukkanuma are also known as ‘Pasuvula […]

Kanuma – 15 January 2017 | 3rd day of Makara Sankranti

15 January 2017 is Kanuma festival. Kanuma is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana and some parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra. Govardhana Puja or Go puja (worship of cows) is the major ritual during Kanuma. It is believed that Lord Sri Krishna was lifted the Govardhana parvatham (Mount […]

14 January 2017 – Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, Makarajyothi

14 January 2017 is Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, Uttarayana Punyakalam & Makaravilakku or Makarajyothi at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. Makara Sankranthi marks the transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn). It is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu; Lohri in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and some other North Indian states; as Magh Bihu in Assam. Makara Sankranthi is a biggest […]

Sankranti Sambaralu Sand Sculpture 2017

Sankranti Sambaralu Sand Sculpture 2017 designed by Tarani Prasad Mishra at Vizianagaram. In 2017, Makara Sankranti date is 14 January. Tarani also made a Sand Sculpture for NTR Beach Festival at Kakinada Beach, East Godavari district. The Government Of Andhrapradesh is Conducting this Festival as a Tourism Festival. Scroll down for the sand sculpture…

Makara Sankranti Predictions 2017 | Makara Sankranthi Phala | Sankranthi Purusha Lakshanam

‘Makara Sankranti’ is an auspicious day on which Surya Bhagawan enters into Makara Rashi (Capricorn) from Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius). On this day Uttarayana Punyakalam begins. In 2017, Makara Sankramanam is on 14 January 2017, Saturday, Pushya Shukla Vidiya (Durmukhi Nama Samvatsaram), in Ashlesha Nakshatra, Preeti Yoga and Garaji Karanam. The exact time of Sri Surya […]

Sankranti 2017 | Makar Sankranti 2017

Makar Sankranti or Sankranthi is celebrated on Makar Sankraman day. Four-day Sankranti 2017 starts on 13 January and ends on 16 January 2017. Bhogi marks the beginning of the festival and the festivities are concluded on Mukkanuma. Makar Sankranti marks the beginning of Uttarayan or Uttarayana Punyakalam (sun’s transition towards Northern Hemisphere). In 2016, Makar Sankranti […]

Sri Andal Kalyanam in Srirangam on Bhogi Pongal

Goddess Andal

Andal Kalyanam is a popular ritual observed in Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple on Bhogi Pongal (last day of Dhanurmasam celebrations). In 2017, Andal Kalyanam date is January 13. Goddess Andal (Godadevi / Goda Ammavaru) merged with Lord Ranganatha in Srirangam after observing the Paavai Nombu (in Margali masam). The union of Goddess Andal and Lord […]

Kanuma 2017, Kanuma Festival during Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh

Kanuma festival is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. In 2017, Kanuma date is January 15. Govardhana Puja or Go puja (worship of cows) is the major ritual during Kanuma. It is believed that Lord Sri Krishna was lifted the Govardhana parvatham (Mount Govardhan) to save the farmers […]

15 January 2016 – Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, Makaravilakku (Makarajyothi), Uttarayana Punyakalam

15 January 2016 is Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, Uttarayana Punyakalam & Makaravilakku or Makarajyothi at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. Makara Sankranthi marks the transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn). It is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu; Lohri in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and some other North Indian states; as Magh Bihu in Assam. Makara Sankranthi is a biggest festival […]

Special Trains for Sankranti 2016 from Hyderabad, other towns of Telangana & AP

Special Trains

Special Trains for Sankranti 2016 from Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Guntur, Visakhapatnam and other towns of Andhra Pradesh.. Updated on 11 January 2016 SCR to run Special Trains to various destinations In order to clear extra rush of Passengers traffic in view of Sankranthi, South Central Railway will run specials trains to various destinations as […]