Kanya Sankranti
 

About 2015 Kanya Sankranti

Kanya Sankranti- Sun enters Into Zodiac Virgo 
17th September 2015 (Thursday)
 
Kanya Sankranti
Punya Kaal Muhurta =  12:29 to 18:20 (5 Hours 51 Mins)
  
Maha Punya Kaal Muhurta = 12:29 to 12:53 (24 Mins)

 

Sankranti is celebrated when Sun moves from one zodiac domain to another and Kanya Sankranti is the day when Sun changes its position from the zodiac Leo to the zodiac Virgo. It marks the beginning of the sixth month, Bhadrapad in the Hindu calendar, corresponding with August-September month in Gregorian calendar. People also celebrate this day as Vishwakarma Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadday. In South Indian states, the day is also known as Kanya Sankramana and it marks the beginning of a new month in Malayalam calendar known as Kanni, in Tamil calendar known as Purattasi and in Bengali calendar known as Ashbin.

 

Rituals

 

Many people visit the sacred banks of GangaGangaGanga
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and take a ritual bath and offer prayers to the Sun. They might also indulge in chanting Vishnu’s names, collectively known as VishnuVishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,..
Sahasranama, throughout the day. The day is, also, considered highly auspicious for activities like charity. One can feed Brahmins It is one of the caste of Hindus. They are known for their knowledge of ancient, sacred scripturesor can offer clothes and food to the needy.


 



 

 
 
 

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