Makar Sankranti 2023 Shubh Muhurat, Date, Tithi, History and All Latest Updates!

Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat: The auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti is here, and we know everyone is eager to celebrate the festival with happy thoughts and positive energy. This festival is celebrated differently in three different parts of India. North Indians call it Lohri, in the south it’s Pongal and in western India, it is called Makar Sankranti मकर संक्रांति. It is the auspicious harvest festival and we are very excited to be sharing all the updates on Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat, tithi, history, and more in this article

The beautiful harvest festival of Makar Sankranti is celebrated as the Sun moves from the house of Cancer to the house of Capricorn. It is celebrated as a day of new harvest and the people usually visit the temple of the Surya, the sun god to celebrate the transition.

Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat

Makar Sankranti marks the harvest season for many and is also considered the day when winter solstice ends and the season of spring starts. This day is very important for farmers all over the country. They celebrate this day by harvesting new season crops and starting a new batch of yields. The festival is a beautiful occasion where enjoy sweets made with sesame and dance to their cultural beats.

Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat Overview

Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat Overview

Festival Makar Sankranti
Date 14th January 2023
Punya Kaal Muhurat 7.15 PM Onwards
Punya Kaal Duration 5 Hours and 14 Minutes
How to Celebrate As shared in the article

Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat 2023

Each year the occasion of Makar Sankranti is scheduled according to the time of the Sun. When the sun moves into Capricorn, that exact time is considered the time of celebrating the festival and is considered very lucky. This year the maker Sankranti shubh muhurat will be5.40 PM on 14th January 2023.

This time the movement of the sun is considered holy and is worshipped as a new start and a beginning after the gloomy winter days. Northern India also sees this time as the time to celebrate and it is usually done by burning a bonfire. The bonfire is made as a symbol of the god sun and all the people worship it wishing that their bad karmas burn with the fire.

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Makar Sankranti 2023 – Pooja Vidhi

The rituals that follow the prayer are always very particular in Indian festivals. In fact, the rituals that follow make the festivals brighter and worth celebrating. So, it is very important to know these rituals and always follow them with love and light. Here we have shared the rituals for Makar Sankranti which will be followed on its Shubh Muhurat.

  1. People from all over India celebrate the day by taking a bath in the holy river Ganges, carrying clean and new clothes, and praying by the river
  2. Chant beautiful mantras of the lord sun and see the sun as it rises while praying
  3. Also, prayer is done in an ode to Lord Shanidev
  4. Donations are made to the poor and people usually donate clothes and other necessities

Makar Sankranti – Don’ts

A few things are always particularly mentioned by our elders to be done and a few things are specified as not allowed. These dos and don’ts are very important to be followed. It can be considered a way of showing your love and dedication to a holy festival. Here are things are should not be done on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

  1. Avoid food that is spicy or even nonvegetarian, it is said that on this day since you are praying to the lord you should eat very simple food
  2. Do not disrespect the poor respect them and try to make them happy
  3. Do not buy yourself anything in terms of clothes etc.
Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat
Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat

Makar Sankranti 2023 Shubh Muhurat FAQs

What is the Shubh Muhurat for Makar Sankranti 2023?

The Makar Sankranti Shubh Muhurat will begin at 7.15 PM Onwards

Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated on 14th January?

Makar Sankranti is celebrated on 14th January because the sun transits from Cancer to Capricorn on this day.

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