Makar Sankranti 2021 Date: Makar Sankranti has a very special significance in Hinduism. This festival is called by many names such as Sankranti, Khichdi, etc. From this day the sun is in Uttarayan.
The scriptures also have the special glory of this festival. On this day, the sun enters Capricorn from Sagittarius. This entry of the sun into Capricorn makes the day bigger and the night smaller. Chanting, worshiping, charity, bathing on this day have special significance.
Makar Sankranti 2021 (Muhurat)
Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on January 14, Thursday this year. On this day, the worship of Surya Dev brings the desired blessing to the devotees.
Makar Sankranti 2021 Yog
The virtuous period of Makar Sankranti will be of eight-hour from 8.30 am to 5.46 pm. This year Makar Sankranti will be special as the moon, Saturn, Mercury, and guru planet will also be in Capricorn. For this reason, all pandits are announcing this Makar Sankranti as a virtuous and fruitful one for all devotees.
Legend & Story of this Festival
According to Hindu mythology, on this particular day, Lord Sun goes to his son Lord Shani, at that time Lord Shani is representing Capricorn. To celebrate the healthy relationship between father and son, despite differences, Makar Sankranti is given such importance. It is believed that on this particular day, when a father goes to meet his son, their struggles are resolved and positivity is shared with happiness and prosperity.
What to do on Makar Sankranti?
Donation (Dan) has special significance on the day of Makar Sankranti. Donate essentials to the poor. Bathe in holy rivers. Khichdi’s donation has a special significance. In addition, the offerings of jaggery-sesame, Revadi, Gajak, etc. are shared.