17 January 2024 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 Panduga’ (Festival of Cattle) in Telugu.
Pasuvula Puja (worshipping cattle) is the main ritual on Mukkanuma. Kodi pandaalu (cockfight) and eddula pandaalu (bullock cart races) are the blood sports (a gamble of crores of rupees) associated with Sankranti in some Coastal district of Andhra Pradesh.
Hindupad condemns this type of fake rituals and request all to avoid such violence on animals.
Panchang, 17 January 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:54 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:47 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 03:02 AM, Jan 18
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 01:15 PM
Tithi : Dashami upto 06:05 PMEkadashi
Nakshatra : Vishakha upto 06:46 PMAnuradha
Yoga : Vishti upto 06:05 PM Bava upto 05:09 AM, Jan 18 Balava
Karana : Shula upto 08:35 AM Ganda upto 05:59 AM, Jan 18 Vriddhi
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakruth
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta Pausha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:59 AM to 12:42 PM
Amrit Kalam : 10:12 AM to 11:45 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:04 PM to 04:25 PM
Yamaganda : 09:37 AM to 10:59 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:20 PM to 01:42 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 09:04 AM to 09:48 AM 11:02 PM to 11:54 PM
Varjyam : 10:32 PM to 12:03 AM, Jan 18