Makar Sankranti (Khichdi Sankrant) is going to be celebrated on 14th of Jan 2017. The festivals marks the start of auspicious occasion to be followed after makar sankranti celebration. The festival is popularly known as Makar Sankranti in north India, where as in Gujarat it celebrated as Uttaarayan. On this day people cook special food items at their homes. Kids often fly kites which is one of the most common phenomenon observed during this festival. Many Hindus believe that taking a Holy bath in river (Ganga, Saraswati, Yamuna) during shubh muhurat will bring happiness and prosperity to their family for the entire year. Others purchase vehicle, house, and perform auspicious ceremonies during makar sankranti.
This year on 14/01/2017, celebrate makar sankranti with us and get auspicious shubh muhurat, Puja timings, Snan Timings (River Bath Time) on this article. We have mentioned Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat 2017, along with puja/ snan timings if your visiting your nearest holy water to take a dip.
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Makar Sankranti 2017 Shubh Muhurat Puja Vidhi Snan
Makar Sankranti Date In 2017:- 14th January 2017
Makar Sankranti Day 2017:- Saturday
Makar Sankranti Timings (Punya Kaal Muhurta):- = 07:50 AM to 05:34 PM
Makar Sankranti Timings (Maha Punya Kaal Muhurta):- 07:50 AM to 08:14 AM
Punya Kaal Muhurta:-
- Sankranti Muhurta that occur between Makar Sankranti 40 Ghatis from it. We name these timings as Punya Kaal Muhurta.
- Moreover, vedas and puranas suggest that 5 Ghatis duration after Sunrise (if Sankranti happens after Sunset on previous day) and 1 Ghati duration after Sankranti ghatis (if Sankranti happens in day time) are highly auspicious.
- If this Muhurta is available we list it as Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta. Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta, if available, should be preferred over Punya Kaal Muhurta.
- The timings mentioned above are mentioned in accordance with Indian standard timings (IST). For puja or snan muhurat in other countries please compare your local timings with the above timings.
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