January 14, 2023 – When is Makar Sankranti in 2023: Makar Sankranti is considered one of the very important festivals in Hinduism. Different names in different states of India know Makar Sankranti. This festival is celebrated as Uttarayan in Gujarat, Khichdi in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, and Pongal in South India. The celebration of Makar Sankranti is celebrated on the occasion of changing the sun’s zodiac sign. On this day, Sun God leaves Sagittarius and enters Capricorn. Sun entering Capricorn is called Makar Sankranti. Although Makar Sankranti is celebrated on January 14, there is some doubt about the exact date of Makar Sankranti in the year 2023. In such a situation, let us know when Makar Sankranti will be celebrated in the coming year.
Makar Sankranti 2023 Shubh Muhurat
According to the Hindu calendar, the king of the planets Sun will transit in Capricorn on January 14, 2023, at 8.21 pm. Udaya Tithi is being received on 15th January. In this situation, Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on 15 January 2023 in the new year.
Makar Sankranti 2023 Puja Method
On the day of Makar Sankranti, get up early in the morning, go to a holy river, and take a bath. Then after wearing clean clothes, fill water in a copper pot and take black sesame seeds, a small piece of jaggery, and Ganges water and offer Arghya while chanting the mantras of the Sun God. On this day, along with providing Arghya to Sun God, also offer water to Shani Dev. After this, donate sesame and khichdi to the poor.
Do these measures on the day of Makar Sankranti
On the day of Makar Sankranti, take a bath by mixing black sesame and Ganges water in water. This blesses the Sun and removes the planetary defects of the horoscope. By doing this, one gets the blessings of both the Sun and Saturn because Sun enters Capricorn, the house of his son Shani on this day.
According to astrological beliefs, offering Arghya to the Sun God on the day of Makar Sankranti is very encouraging. So on this day, take water in a copper vessel, put black sesame, jaggery, red sandalwood, red flowers, Akshat, etc., and then offer Arghya to the Sun while chanting the mantra ‘Om Suryaya Namah’.