Uttarayan (Uttarayanam, Uttarayana Punyakalam)

Uttarayan, also known as Uttarayanam or Uttarayana Punyakalam, is the six month period between Makara Sankranti or Makar Sankraman and Karka Sankranti (usually July 14) or Karka Sankramanam. In 2018, Uttarayan starts on January 14. Dakshinayanam is the period between July 14 to January 14. On Makara Sankranti day, Sun transits into Makara Rashi, towards […]

Sankranti 2014, Makar Sankranti 2014, Makara Sankranthi 2014 date

Sankranti 2014, Makara Sankranti 2014 dates, Sankranthi 2014 calendar, Sankranthi festival in 2014, Makara Sankranti 2014 date. When is Sankranti in 2014? Makar Sankranti or Sankranthi is celebrated on Makar Sankraman day. Four-day Sankranti 2014 starts on 13 January and ends on 16 January 2014. Bhogi marks the beginning of the festival and the festivities […]

Makar Sankranti 2011 Google Doodle – Google Logo of Kite Festival

Google India Search Engine appeared with a new look (new doodle, new logo) on Makar Sankranti 2011 (Kite Festival). The doodle symbolizes the colourful kites flying on the sky. It also symbolizes the ‘Kite Festival of Gujarat’ (Uttarayan Festival 2011). Google India usually changes its logo / doodle as per our nativity and culture during […]