Makar Sankranti arrives on January 14th almost every year. But this time, in 2019 it is falling on January 15 (January 15, Makar Sankranti). For this reason Kumbh , which is taking place in Prayagraj, is also starting on January 15 this year. Also, the first bath will not be 14, but on January 15.On the day of Makar Sankanti, the sun enters the capricorn money leaving the sagittarius amount. For this reason, this Sankranthi is known as Makar Sankranti. This year the change in the amount is going on late on January 14, so this time Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on January 15.
Why so much importance of Makar Sankranti,
Along with changing the zodiac, the sun enters the southern part of Uttarayan in Makar Sankranti. Right from the day of Makar Sankranti, the end of Kharmas and the auspicious activities begin.
Why celebrate Makar Sankranti?
Makar Sankranti, the main festival of Indians, is celebrated according to the traditions of different states, cities and villages. From today onwards, the Magh Mela or Ganga bath is organized in different states along the Ganges river. The beginning of bathing before the Aquarius is also from this day. Makar Sankranti festival is celebrated in different states by different names.
Uttar Pradesh: Makar Sankranti is called Khichri festival. Sun is worshiped. Rice and pulses are dug and donated.
Gujarat and Rajasthan: It is celebrated as the Uttarayan festival. Kite Festival is organized.
Andhra Pradesh: A three-day festival is celebrated in the name of Sankranti.
Tamil Nadu: This major festival of farmers is celebrated in the name of Pongal. Dill-rice khichdi is cooked and diced in ghee.
Maharashtra: People eat gajak and sesame laddus and give a greeting to each other and give good luck.
West Bengal: Ganga Sagar Mela is organized on the Hooghly river.
Assam: This festival is celebrated in the name of Bhogali Bihu.
Punjab: One day before it is celebrated as Lohri festival. Festivals are organized with pomp.
What is Makar Sankranti?
Sankranti is the only one to go from one zodiac sign to another. The time between one solstice to the second solstice is only the solar month. By the way, Sun Sankranti is 12, but out of these four sankranti are important, in which there are meshes, cancer, bula, Makar Sankranti. In the auspicious time of Makar Sankranti, auspicious time for auspicious time of charity and virtue is of particular importance. Bathing in Narmada by taking jaggery and sesame on the holy festival of Makar Sankranti is beneficial. After this, donating salt, grease, blankets, fruits, umbrella etc. in Dan Sankranthi benefits and achieves virtue. January 14 is a day when good days start on earth. This is because the Sun now travels north instead of the south. As long as the Sun travels from east to south, the effect of its rays is considered bad, but when it starts moving from east to east then its rays increase health and peace.