Mukkanuma – 16 January 2021 | Pashuvula Panduga | 4th day of Makara Sankranti

16 January 2021 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 2021 | 3rd day of Makara Sankranti

15 January 2021 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 […]

Kanuma 2021 | Kanuma Festival during Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh

Kanuma festival is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. In 2021, 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 […]

Mukkanuma 2021 | Fourth Day of Sankranti Festival in Andhra Pradesh

Mukkanuma is the final and fourth day of Makara Sankranti festival in Andhra Pradesh. In 2021, Mukkanuma date is January 16. 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 Panduga’ (Festival of Cattle) in Telugu. Pasuvula Puja […]

Pongal 2021 Puja Time | Thai Pongal Pooja Muhurtham 2021

Pongal 2021 Puja Time | Thai Pongal Pooja Muhurtham 2021. Pongal is the biggest festival in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated for 4 days. Pongal Puja time in 2021 or Pongal Pooja Muhurtham is given here according to the standard Tamil calendars and the Tamil astrology basics. Makara Sankranti Punyakalam Timings ==>> 8.15 AM to […]

Makar Sankranti Puja 2021 time | Sankranti Pooja Muhurat 2021

Makar Sankranti Puja 2021 time, sankranti pooja muhurat 2021 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 […]

Srisailam Sankranthi Brahmotsavam 2021 | Week long Festival at Srisailam Temple

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Thousands of devotees throng the temple for Swami vari and Ammavari Darshanam and to see the annual Brahmotsavam. It is to note that main Brahmotsavam in Srisailam Temple is during Maha Shivaratri. At 8.30 AM on 11 January 2021, Ankurarpana is held amidst chants of Veda Pandits. Shiva Sankalpam, Ganapathi Puja, Swasthi, Punyaha Vachanam, Chandishwara […]

Makar Sankranti Snan marks beginning of Kumbh Mela 2021, Haridwar

Makar Sankranti marks the beginning Haridwar Kumbh Mela 2021. 14 January 2021 is the First Snan in Kumbh Mela of Haridwar. कुंभ मेला का आयोजन इस बार उत्तराखंड के हरिद्वार में किया जा रहा है. हिंद धर्म में कुंभ स्नान का विशेष महत्व बताया गया है. पहले स्नान का योग 14 जनवरी 2021 मकर संक्रांति […]

Health Benefits of Celebrating Makar Sankranthi in traditional manner

Apart from ritualistic celebrations, Makar Sankranthi has several number of herbal and health benefits. Celebrating Pongal festival in traditional manner makes us healthy. Here is a list of the items associated with Sankranti festival and their health benefits for us… Regu Pandlu (Ziziphus zizyphus – commonly known as Jujube, Red date, Indian date, Chinese date, […]

Makar Sankranti Messages, Wishes, SMS, Quotes, WhatsApp Status

Makar Sankranti is one such a festival celebrated all over India. This festival is known by different names like Makara Sankranti, Magha Mela, and Maghi etc in different part of the country along with Nepal and Bangladesh. It is not only a festival but also a specific solar day in the calendar of Hindus. The […]

Makara Sankranti Predictions 2021 | 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 2021, Makara Sankramanam is on 14 January 2021, Thursday, Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Paush Month (Pushya Masam). Makara Sankramana takes place at Shravana Nakshatra, Vajra Yoga and Bava Karana. […]

Thai Pongal 2021

Thai Pongal is one of the major festivals observed in Tamil Nadu during Thai month. In 2021, Thai Pongal date is January 14. This festival, dedicated to Lord surya, is celebrated for four days. Thai Pongal is celebrated as Makara Sankranthi in other regions of India. Thai Pongal marks the beginning of Thai month in […]

Sankranthi Bommala Koluvu | Bommala Nomu during Sankranti

Bommala Koluvu, Bommala Nomu is one of the popular traditions in Andhra Pradesh during Makara Sankranti. Sankranti Bommala Koluvu begins a day prior to Bhogi and ends on Mukkanuma with the observance of Bommala Nomu. Married women and unmarried girls arrange the dolls in order and invite other women and girls to their houses to […]

Bhogi Pallu (Bhogi Pandlu, Bhoda Pandlu), showered on the heads of children

“Bhogi Pandlu” is a special ritual to be performed on the day of Bhogi. On Bhogi, the children are dressed up with new dresses. They are given Aarti and Bhogi Pandlu (Bhogi Pallu – a special mixture of gooseberries, food material, sugarcane and rice) are showered on the heads of children to protect them from […]

Magh Bihu 2021 | Bhogali Bihu or Maghar Domahi in Assam

Magh Bihu, also known as Bhogali Bihu or Maghar Domahi, is a harvest festival of Assam. It is equivalent of Makar Sankranti or Pongal and celebrated in Magh Month. In 2021, Magh Bihu date is January 14. This week-long festival marks the end of harvesting season in Assam. It is celebrated with feasting and lighting bonfires. ‘Uruka’ […]

Lohri 2021 | Lohri Festival – 13 January 2021

13 January 2021 is Lohri Festival. It is celebrated on a day prior to Makara Sankranti festival. It is mainly celebrated in North Indian states like Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Delhi. Lohri is celebrated on the eve of winter solstice. It is a cultural extravaganza of Punjabis and Haryanvis. Brahmin communities in the […]

Surya Pongal 2021 | Second day of Pongal in Tamil Nadu

Surya Pongal is the second day of four-day Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu. In 2021, Surya Pongal date is January 14. As the name suggests, the festival is dedicated to Surya or Sun God. Surya Pongal is celebrated as Makar Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and North Indian states. This is also the first day […]

Pongal 2021 dates | Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal & Kannum Pongal

Pongal is a four-day festival celebrated with lot of gusto in Tamil Nadu. It is observed in the Tamil month, Thai Masam. In 2021, Pongal starts on January 13 with Bhogi Pongal. It is the biggest harvest festival celebrated as thanks giving occasion to the nature. Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal, Kannum Pongal are […]

Bhogi Pandlu Muhurtham 2021 – 13|14 January

Bhogi Pandlu (Bhogi Pallu) is ritual and tradition to be celebrated on Bhogi during Makara Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. In some places of Karnataka and Maharashtra also have the similar tradition to be celebrated on Ratha Saptami / Holi festival. “Bhogi Pandlu” is a special ritual to be performed on the day […]

Makara Sankranti 2021 | Makar Sankranthi 2021 date

Sankranti, also known as Makar Sankranthi, marks the Suns transit into Makara Rashi. This day marks the beginning of Uttarayana Punyakalam. It is celebrated throughout India with various names. Makara Sankramana Snan is the most observed ritual during Sankranti. Makara Sankranti 2021 date is January 14. The four-day festival begins with Bhogi and ends with […]