Makar Sankranti 2024: Astrologer Explains The Shift In Date And What To Offer On The Day

Makar Sankranti 2024: Astrologer Explains The Shift In Date And What To Offer On The Day

Makar Sankranti is revered as a significant festival in religious texts.Pandit Ghanshyam Sharma predicts auspiciousness for Makar Sankranti this year.Makar Sankranti will be observed on January 15 instead of January 14, as the Sun transitions from Sagittarius to Capricorn at 2:44 PM on January 14. The change in the zodiac sign after sunset means that the auspicious time for Makar Sankranti falls on January 15, 2024.Pandit Ghanshyam Sharma predicts auspiciousness for Makar Sankranti this year, noting its symbolic arrival on a horse, signifying a vehicle associated with a lioness. Additionally, the festival marks the end of one month of Kharmas. Sharma anticipates a favourable outcome, especially for those in the field of education during this year’s Makar Sankranti.Astrologically, Makar Sankranti falls on the 15th of January this year, during the fifth day of Shukla Paksha in the Paush month. It aligns with Ravi Yoga and Shatabhisha Nakshatra from 7:09 AM to 1:30 PM.Significantly, offering sesame laddus and khichdi to God holds great importance on this day. In case a river bath isn’t feasible, a home bath with Ganga water mixed in is recommended, along with the tradition of offering water to the Sun.Makar Sankranti is revered as a significant festival in religious texts. Bathing in the holy Ganga on this day is believed to bring relief from life’s troubles. Hindu tradition holds that Ganga descended to Earth on Makar Sankranti, marking the commencement of the Sun God’s Uttarayan. The day’s importance in Hinduism is underlined by the opportunity for seekers to garner virtuous results through acts of charity and benevolence.Makar Sankranti involves a morning ritual. Begin by cleaning your house, followed by a bath with Ganga water or in a holy river. Purify yourself with Aachman, don yellow attire, and offer water to the Sun. Float sesame seeds in a flowing stream as an offering. Perform a thorough Sun God worship, including the recitation of Surya Chalisa. Conclude with an aarti, bhog offering, and prayer for happiness, peace, and wealth. Complete the celebration with a charitable act.Lifestyle DeskOur life needs a bit of style to get the perfect zing in the daily routine. News18 Lifestyle is one-stop destination for everything you need to know a…Read More

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