Makar Sankranti 2016 Puja Muhurat for Shubh Labh

Makar Sankranti 2017


  • Makar Sankranti is celebrated in January, when Sun enters into Capricorn from Sagittarius.
  • Makar Sankranti 2017 will fall on January 15.
  • Sun’s Uttarayan cycle starts from this day.

Makar Sankranti Punya Kaal Muhurat

Makar Sakranti Muhurat 2017

  • Punya Kaal Muhurta = 06:49 to 12:28
    Duration = 5 Hours 39 Mins
  • Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta = 06:49 to 08:42
    Duration = 1 Hour 53 Mins


Flavors of Makar Sakranti


  • In Bengal, the festival is synonymous with donating Til after taking bath.
  • In Assam, it is celebrated as Bihu
  • In  Andhra Pradesh, it is celebrated as Bhogi
  • Til-Gul is distributed in Maharashtra on this day. People give Til and Gud to each other and say -‘तीळ गूळ घ्या आणि गोड़ गोड़ बोला’, meaning, “take Til and gud and speak sweet things”.
  • It is celebrated as Lohri in Punjab and Haryana.
  • Makar Sankranti is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu.

Perform Makar Sakranti 2017 Rituals: click here