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Dhanu Sankranti 2016
 

About 2016 Dhanu Sankranti 2016

Dhanu Sankranti on  
15th December 2016 (Thursday)

  

Dhanu Sankranti Punya Kaal Muhurta 
2016 Dhanu Sankranti Phalam
Punya Kaal Muhurta = 12:16 to 17:22
Duration = 5 Hours 5 Mins
Sankranti Moment = 21:06
Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta = 15:40 to 17:22
Duration = 1 Hour 41 Mins

The day of Dhanu Sankranti is considered as very auspicious in Hindu religion and it comes when the Sun enters into Dhanu Rashi (Sagitarious). Dhanu Sankranti is marked as the beginning of the ninth month in Hindu Solar calendar A calendar in which dates indicate the various position of Earth while revolving around the Sun. This calendar had 365 days.and symbolized of the Dhanur Mas for Vaishnava sect. In 2016, the date of Dhanu Sankranti is 15th December (Thursday). 

 

 

Dhanu Sankranti Rituals

 

On this day, The Lord Sun or God Surya is worshipped. The devotees take a dip bath in the sacred rivers like GangaGangaGanga
According to Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu in one of....
, Yamuna, and Godavari as considered auspicious ritual. This festival is celebrated with great zeal in Orissa. The Lord JagannathJagannathJagannath
King Indradyumna was a great devotee of Vishnu...
is worshipped on this day. In Orissa, the Pousha Month is considered as the month of prosperity. Therefore, after collecting the harvest, a festival is celebrated with great zeal. A special Prasad It is the sacred food that is distributed after an auspicious event or day after offering it to the Godsmade of sweetend rice flakes Dhanu Muan is prepared which is offered to Lord Jagannath. 

 

 

Dhanu Sankranti Celebrations

 

Some street plays are organized on this day in the Bargarh town of Orissa that describes various chapters of Lord Krishna’s Life. Among these episodes, one episode is based on Krishna’s Visit to Mathura to witness the bow ceremony organized by his maternal uncle Kansa. The play shows that Kansa had invited KrishnaKrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must...
and BalaramaBalaramaBalarama
Balarama is considered to be the joint incarnation of Vishnu, along with Krishna...
on the occasion of Dhanu Yatra with the evil intention of killing them. This annual festival shows the scenes right from Lord Krishna’s birth to the killing of the demon by him. On this auspicious occasion, Bargarh can be seen as Mathura, river Jira on the border of Bargarh town as Jamuna and a small village Ambapali on the other side of the river as Gopapura. The gardens of mangos serve as Vrindavan. It is an important Hindu pilgrimage site where Krishna spent his childhood days. Mathura- It is a city in North Indian State, Uttar Pradesh, known for being the birthplace of Krishna Various scenes mentioned in Bhagvad Gita are enacted in different areas of Bargarh town and almost all the people in the town take part in the play with great zeal. 

 


 



 

 
 
 

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