Makar Sankranti 2021
Makar Sankranti 2021 : is one of the 12 Sankranti (or Sankranthi) days that are a part of the Hindu calendar.
Why is Makar Sankranti Celebrated ? Makar Sankranti marks the first day of the sun’s transition into the sun sign Capricorn or Makara in Hindi. The festival is observed each year and is dedicated to the Sun God. The twelve Sankranti days in a year are divided into four main categories — Ayan, Vishuva, Vishnupadi and Shadhitimukhi Sankranti. Among all the 12 Sankranti says, ‘Makar Sankranti’ is the most promising one and it is celebrated all over India.
When is Makar Sankranti 2021 ?
Markar Sankranti 2021 is on 14th January 2021 Thursday.
Makar Sankrati 2021 Shubh Muhurat – Makar Sankranti Kab Hai?
Makara Sankranti Punya Kala – 08:30 AM to 05:46 PM – Duration – 09 Hours 16 Mins
Makara Sankranti Maha Punya Kala – 08:30 AM to 10:15 AM – Duration – 01 Hour 45 Mins
Makar Sankranti names in different states in India
It is known by different names and celebrated with different customs in different Indian states and South Asian countries:
- Suggi Habba, Makara Sankramana, Makara Sankranti : Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Telangana
- Makara Sankranti or Makara Mela and Makara Chaula : Odisha
- Makara Sankranti or Makaravilakku and Makara Jyothi : Kerala
- Makara Sankranti or Til Sankrant : Bihar
- Makar Sankranti, Maghi Sankrant, Haldi Kumkum or Sankranti : Maharashtra, Goa, Nepal
- Thai Pongal or Uzhavar Thirunal: Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia
- Uttarayan: Gujarat
- Maghi: Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab
- Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu: Assam
- Shishur Saenkraat: Kashmir Valley
- Sakraat or Khichdi: Uttar Pradesh and western Bihar
- Poush Sangkranti: West Bengal, Bangladesh
- Tila Sakrait: Mithila
- Tirmoori: Pakistan
In most regions of India, Sankranti festivities last for two to four days of which each day is celebrated with distinct names and rituals.
- Day 1 – Maghi (preceded by Lohri), Bhogi Panduga
- Day 2 – Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Pedda Panduga, Uttarayana, Magh Bihu
- Day 3 – Mattu Pongal, Kanuma Panduga
- Day 4 – Kaanum Pongal, Mukkanuma
List of Sankranti 2021
|Sankranti January 2021||14 January|
|Sankranti February 2021||12 February|
|Sankranti March 2021||14 March|
|Sankranti April 2021||14 April|
|Sankranti May 2021||14 May|
|Sankranti June 2021||15 June|
|Sankranti July 2021||16 July|
|Sankranti August 2021||17 August|
|Sankranti September 2021||17 September|
|Sankranti October 2021||17 October|
|Sankranti November 2021||16 November|
|Sankranti December 2021||16 December|