There are twelve Sankranti days in a year. Among all the 12 Sankranti says, ‘Makar Sankranti’ is the most promising one and it is celebrated all over India. See the Sankranti dates in 2023 monthwise.
Sankranti 2023 Dates
Makar Sankranti most puplar sankranti, celebrated annually in 14th January (Gregorian calendar). Those want to celebrate Sankranti need to know sankranti tithi dates and timings. In the southern part of India, Sankranti Puja rituals and traditions are observed for four days during Makar Sankranti. While Sankranti is an auspicious time for charity (daan punya -दान पुण्य) work. After Sankranti, all sacred rituals and auspicious ceremonies can be performed.
Makar Sankranti is known by various names across the country. In Gujarat, it is called Uttarayan, in Tamil Nadu, it is known as Pongal, while in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab, it is referred to as Maghi, derived from the month of Magh, and is preceded by the festival of Lohri. Sweets and snacks are prepared at home, and kite flying is a popular practice in the northern parts of the country and in Gujarat. Makar Sankranti signifies the beginning of a new phase of life filled with knowledge, purity, and wisdom.
There are 12 sankranti in a year. Makar sankrnati is one of the popular sankranti.