Kumbha Sankranti 2014
According to Hindu Calender the eleven month starts from the Kumbh Sanakaranti, it is the day when Transition of sun takes place to Kumbha Rashi (Aquarius) from Makar Rashi(Capricorn). It is also believed that Sankaranti is the day which brings plenty of good changes in the life. It is celebrated as most auspicious day of the month in the eastern part of India. On this auspicious day people believe to do Dan – Punya to get blessings in their Life. People take bath in the Holly Rivers like Ganaga and the Triveni of Allahabad, Offering to cows is considered as most auspicious Daan on Kumbha Sankaranti. It is also believd that worshipping Lord Surya and giving Argya on Kumbha Sankaranti gives blessings to the Devotees.
Kumbha Sankranti Date: 13 February 2014, Thursday
Kumbha Sankranti Punya Kaal Muhurat: 06:58AM to 12:34 Pm
Duration: 5 Hours 36 Mins
Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta: 06:58AM to 08:50AM
Duration: 1 Hour 52 Mins
Sankranti Moment: 02:17:38 PM
Kumbh Mela is one of the very famous gatherings of Hindu Pilgrimage. These gatherings have much importance in India and in Hindu Religion. Hindus gather in the Holly Place to take sacred bath in the rivers. During Mahakumbha 100 Millions of People visit this Mela which was the largest peaceful gathering in the World. It is held once in every Twelve Years in the four Major Places like Haridwar, Sangam of Ganges, Saraswati and Yamuna in Allahabad, river Kshipra in Ujjain and Godavari in Nashik.
It is believed that a dip in the holy water at any of these four places can purify you completely. Your sins and impurities will wash away with the holiness of the water of these sacred rivers. Muni Amavasya is attracted by maximum people to gather in the Kumbh Mela.
Kumbha Sankranti Mantra
During Arghya you can chant Surya Beej Mantra or Surya Namaskar Mantra.
Kumbha Sankranti Traditions | Kumbha Sankranti Celebration
- Devotees get up early in the morning and takes bath in the Holly river.
- People do Daan – Punya i.e , donate clothes and food to needy peoples.
Kumbha Sankranti Images/Wallpaper:-