Sankranti, Surya sankramana date and time for the year 2024



Sankramana or Sankranti is celebrated on occasion of Sun's sign change. Sun changes his sign every month. As Indians or Hindus who follow Vedic Astrology, celebrate Sankramana to worship their ancestors and nature. Our zodiac or Rashi chakra is divided into 12 signs or Rashis. When Sun transits into to a new sign, it is called as Sankaramana or Sankaranti. Different names are given for different sankaramanas.

If the sun enters into, Dual sign (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces) it is called as Shadshitimukhi Sankranti or Sankaraman. When Sun enters in to Aries or Libra it is called as Vishuva or Sampat Sankranti or Sankaraman. When Sun enters into Capricorn sign or Cancer sign, it is called as Ayana Sankramana or Sankranti. When Sun enters into Capricorn sign, it is called as Uttarayana and if Sun enters into cancer sign it is called as Dakshinayana. When Sun enters in to fixed signs (Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius) as Vishnupadi Sankranti or Sankaraman.

What is Punya kal?
When sun enters into a new sign, six and half hours before and after the transit is called Punya Kal. It is considered as inauspicious and should be avoided for auspicious beginnings. Those who follow Hindu traditions, they worship their ancestors in this period.

Here you can find monthly Sankranti (Surya sankramana, Sign change of Sun) dates and timings for desired place and year. Enter desired city name and year to find monthly Sankramana date and timings. These Sankraman names are available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Gujarathi languages.

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