Makar Sankranti, the festival of charity, about the date, auspicious time, and its importance.


The special significance of Makar Sankranti has been told in Hinduism, the festival of Makar Sankranti is also known for charity and bathing in the Ganges. This festival is believed to be dedicated to the Sun God, on this day the Sun God transits in Capricorn. By making donations on this day, all the wishes are fulfilled. Let us know about this year’s Makar Sankranti festival –

Makar Sankranti auspicious date

According to the Hindu calendar, in this year 2022, the festival of Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on the date of Dwadashi of Shukla Paksha of Paush month, on 14 January 2022. On this day, the Sun God leaves Sagittarius and transits in Capricorn. When the Sun God leaves one zodiac sign and enters another, it is called Sankranti. Thus there are 12 Sankranti Tithis in a year. Of which Makar Sankranti is the most important.

Auspicious time –

The auspicious time of Makar Sankranti in Uttarayan period will be from 2:43 pm to 5:45 pm on Friday, January 14.

Special importance of bath and donation

According to Hindu religion and ancient beliefs, taking a bath in the Ganges on Makar Sankranti and donating to charity gives special benefits. Waking up early in the morning and taking bath in a holy river or river Ganges is considered very auspicious. After that, by donating Gajak, Revdi, Khichdi etc. to the poor, all kinds of wishes are fulfilled. Khichdi has special importance on this day. Khichdi should be consumed on this day.