Meena Sankranti Date: 14 March 2014 Friday
Meena Sankranti Puja Muhurat: 12:29 PM to 06:25PM (Punya Kaal Muhurta), 04:26PM to 06:25PM (Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta)
Duration: 5 Hours 55 Mins (Punya Kaal Muhurta), 1 Hour 58 Mins (Mahapunya Kaal Muhurta)
Meena Sankranti 2014
Meena Sankaranti is the Twelfth sankaranti according to Hindu Calender. Different Sankaranti have its own importance. The most common sankranties are Dhanya Sankranti, Ayush Sankranti,Roopa Sankranti,Meena Sankranti and Makar Sankranti. Meena Sankranti is also known as Meena Sankramanam in south or Mina Sankranti. Meena Sankranti is the beginning of the twelfth and last month in Hindu calendar. According to Indian astronomy in this day sun enters into the arise to Pisces. For Meena Sankranti sixteen Ghatis after the Sankranti moment are considered Shubh ghatis. It is considered as auspicious day, people do their important work on this day. Most of people donate land for their happiness and divine blessings. This brings happiness, luck, blessing for their near and dear ones.
Meena Sankranti Traditions | Meena Sankranti Celebration
- Sankranti Snan is very important on this day. It is very propitious.
- Meena Sankranti is believed as good day for Dan-Punya activities especially land donation is very auspicious and gives the divine blessing on Meena Sankranti.
- People get up early in the morning and do snan in holy rivers like Ganga, Yamuna.
- During snan people do Arghyam to lord Sun at the time of sunrise.