Makar Sankranti 2021: Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated? Know the importance - Newztezz Online


Thursday, January 7, 2021

Makar Sankranti 2021: Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated? Know the importance

Makar Sankranti is the main festival of Hindus. 
In the posh month when the Sun enters Capricorn. This is when the feast is celebrated. This year Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on 14th January. The change of seasons also seems to take place from Makar Sankranti. This day is considered to be of special importance for deeds like bathing and charity. Making and eating kheechadi is also of special importance on the day of Makar Sankranti. This is why this festival is also called Khichdi festival in many places.

The son comes to meet Saturn

It is believed that the sun god comes to meet his son Saturn on this festival. This becomes very important as the Sun and Saturn are related to this mountain. Usually the rise of Venus also happens around this time. That is why auspicious deeds start from here. If the position of Sun or Saturn in the horoscope gets worse, it can be fixed with a special type of worship on this festival

Makar Sankranti Muhurat

  • Punya Kal Muhurat: 08:03:07 to 12:30:00 in the morning
  • Mahapunya Kal Muhurat: 08:03:07 to 08:27:07 in the morning

What do you do for Capricorn?

On this day, take a bath in the morning, put red flower and Akshat in the pot and give extract to the sun Chant the B mantra of the sun. Recite a chapter of Srimad Bhagavad Gita or recite the Gita. Donate new food, blankets, sesame seeds and ghee. Make new food mash in the meal. Dedicate the food to God and take it in the form of prasad. Eat food in the evening. Donating sesame seeds, including utensils, to a poor person on this day brings relief from every affliction associated with Saturn.

Significance of Capricorn solstice

The festival of Makar Sankranti is also called Uttarayan. On the day of Makar Sankrati, Ganga bathing, fasting, storytelling, charity and worship of Lord Suryadev are of special importance. Donations made on this day are inexhaustibly fruitful. It is also very auspicious to donate light to Saturn on this day. Punjab, UP, Bihar and Tamil Nadu have many new crops to harvest this time. So farmers also celebrate this day in the form of Thanksgiving. On this day sweets made of sesame and jaggery are distributed. Apart from that, there is also a tradition of flying kites on the day of Makar Sankranti.

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