14 January 2018 – Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, Makarajyothi

14 January 2018 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 […]

Bhogi 2018 | Bhogi festival during Sankranthi

Bhogi is the first day of four-day Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh. In 2018, Bhogi date is January 13. It is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Dwadashi in Pushya masam (Poush Month) in 2018. It coincides with Magh Month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Bhogi Mantalu or the sacred bonfire is burned during Bhogi to burn or destroy […]

Makara Sankranti Predictions 2018 | 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 2018, Makara Sankramanam is on 14 January 2018, Sunday, Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi in Paush Month (Pushya Masam). Makara Sankramana takes place at Moola Nakshatra, Dhruva Yoga and Vanija Karana. […]

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 […]

When is Makara Sankranti 2018 | 14 January or 15 January

When is Makara Sankranti 2018 – 14 January or 15 January? When is Makara Sankranti Puja in 2018, on 14 January or 15 January? In 2018, Sankranti festival date landed in confusion that some of the panchanga karthas stating the date of Sankranti as 14 January and the TTD Panchangam and other Panchangams followed in Vijayawada […]

Mukkanuma – 16 January 2018 | Pashuvula Panduga | 4th day of Makara Sankranti

16 January 2018 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 2018 | 3rd day of Makara Sankranti

15 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 […]

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…

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 2018, Kanuma Festival during Sankranthi in Andhra Pradesh

Kanuma festival is the third day of four-day Sankranthi festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. In 2018, 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 […]

Pongal 2018 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 2018, 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 […]

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 […]

Makara Sankranti, 15 January 2015

15 January 2015 is Makara Sankranti. It marks the transition of Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn) from Dhanu Rashi (Sagittarius). 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 for Telugu and Tamil people. With Makara Sankramana, Thai […]

Sankranti 2015 | Makara Sankranti 2015

Makar Sankranti or Sankranthi is celebrated on Makar Sankraman day. Four-day Sankranti 2015 starts on 14 January and ends on 17 January 2015. 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 2014, Makar Sankranti […]

14 January 2014, Makara Sankranti, Thai Pongal, Magh Bihu, Makaravilakku at Sabarimala

Today, 14 January 2014 is Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, & 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 […]

When is Bhogi 2014, 13 January or 14 January

When is Bhogi – 13|14 January 2014? In 2014, Bhogi festival date landed in confusion that some of the panchanga karthas stating the date of Bhogi as 13 January and the TTD Panchangam and other Panchangams followed in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple and Srisailam Bramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple have been mentioning the festival date as 14 […]

14 January 2013, Makara Sankranti, Thai Pongal, Magh Bihu, Makaravilakku at Sabarimala

Today, 14 January 2013 is Makara Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu, & 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 […]