Magh Bihu 2019 | 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 2019, Magh Bihu date is January 15. This week-long festival marks the end of harvesting season in Assam. It is celebrated with feasting and lighting bonfires. ‘Uruka’ (January […]

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 2019 | Makar Sankranthi 2019 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 2019 date is January 15. The four-day festival begins with Bhogi and ends with […]

Kaanum Pongal – 16 January 2017

16 January 2017 is Kaanum Pongal. Kaanum Pongal is 4th day of Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. ‘Komatha Puja’ (Go Puja) is the main ritual on Kaanum Pongal. The word ‘Kaanum’ in Tamil means ‘to see’. On this festive day, people meet relatives and friends and feast together. People go on picnic to the banks […]

Mattu Pongal – 15 January 2017 | Jallikattu Festival day

15 January 2017 is Mattu Pongal. Mattu Pongal is the third day of Pongal celebrations in Tamil Nadu. In Tamil, the word “Mattu” means bull and this day of Pongal is for celebration of the cattle, particularly bulls that play a vital role by working hard to help the farmers to raise crops on their […]

Mukkanuma – 17 January 2019 | Pashuvula Panduga | 4th day of Makara Sankranti

17 January 2019 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 – 16 January 2019 | 3rd day of Makara Sankranti

16 January 2018 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 […]

Makara Sankranti Punya Snan in Sangam, Holy Dip in Sangam at Allahabad

Makara Sankranti is the most auspicious time to perform Punya snan (holy dip) in Sangam at Allahabad. Sangam is the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers. Lakhs of devotees throng to Sangam for Sankramana snan on Sankranti day. Kumbh Mela also starts on Makara Sankranti day; hence the devotees come in large numbers. In […]

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…

Pongal 2017 Puja Time | Thai Pongal Pooja Muhurtham 2017

Pongal 2017 Puja Time, Thai Pongal Pooja Muhurtham 2017… Pongal is the biggest festival in Tamil Nadu. It is celebrated for 4 days. Pongal Puja time in 2017 or Pongal Pooja Muhurtham is given here according to the standard Tamil calendars and the Tamil astrology basics. Pongal date is 14 January in 2017. The auspicious muhurtham […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pongal 2019 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 2019, Pongal starts on January 14 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 […]

Makara Sankranti Muggulu, Pongal Rangoli Designs

Pongal is a season of Rangoli (Muggulu). Women enthusistically perform the Rangoli thing. Even they participate in Rangoli competitions. Rangoli is known as Muggu in Telugu and Kolam in Tamil. Makara Sankranthi 2016 dates – Bhogi, Sankranthi, Kanuma & Mukkanuma 2016 dates Here are some Rangoli designs photos or images or pictures: few of these […]

Sankranti Rangoli Designs, Pongal Rangoli Patterns, Dots Muggulu

Makar Sankranti or Pongal is the season for Rangoli designs. Rangoli designs, also known as Kolam in Tamil, Muggu in Telugu, Kolam in Malayalam, Alpana in Bengali, are considered as a symbol to welcome prosperity or wealth into our house. Women draw rangoli designs or patterns to welcome Sankranti Lakshmi or the crop they yielded […]

Makar Sankranti 2016 Phala – Predictions, Results of Makara Sankranthi

Makara Sankranti 2017 Phala – Predictions, Results of Makara Sankranthi 2017 Sri Manmadha Nama Samvatsara Pushya Shukla Shashti, Thursday, on 15 January 2016, at 1.25 AM, in Purvabhadra nakshatra, Parigha yoga Kaulava karana, Tula Lagna, Surya Bhagavan enters into Makara Rashi (2nd Pada or Charan of Uttarashada nakshatra). Makara Sankranti marks the beginning of Uttarayana. It is to […]

Sankranti 2016, Makar Sankranti 2016

Sankranti 2016, Makara Sankranti 2016 dates, Sankranthi 2016 calendar, Sankranthi festival in 2016, Makara Sankranti 2016 date. When is Sankranti in 2016? Makar Sankranti or Sankranthi is celebrated on Makar Sankraman day. Four-day Sankranti 2016 starts on 14 January and ends on 17 January 2016. Bhogi marks the beginning of the festival and the festivities […]

Makar Sankranthi, Sun’s Transit into Makara Rashi (Capricorn)

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. Sankranti is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu for three days. In Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, […]

Panchangam, Sankranthi – 15 January 2016

Panchangam for Sankranthi – 15 January 2016 is given here. Panchang of 15 January 2016 displays Tithi of 15 January 2016, Nakshatra, Yoga, Moonrise Time, Auspicious Time, Inauspicious Timings of 15 January 2016 Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:14 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:58 Chandrodayam (Moonrise)10:57 Chandrastama (Moonset)23:27 Today’s Panchangam Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha Tithi (Lunar Day) Shashthi – 19:57 […]

Gangireddu & Haridasu: Popular Aspects of Sankranti

Gangireddu is a sacred bull, which is decorated with beautiful clothes and ringing bells. Haridasulu are the people of a cast who are dedicated to receive charities from other people. Gangireddu and Haridasu are the two important aspects of Makar Sankranti. Haridasu makes gangireddu (bull) to dance. The scene clearly depicts bulls obedience to his […]