Kumbha Sankranti marks the transition of Sun from Makar rashi to Kumbha rashi. It is the beginning of eleventh month according to the Hindu Solar calendar.
World’s largest religious festival Kumbha Mela takes place on this day as many take holy dip in Ganga river.
Devotees visit holy cities of Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nasik to take holy bath in the Ganges.
Kumbha Sankranti 2023 Date: February 13, Monday.
Punya Kaal Muhurat: February 13, 7:04 AM – February 13, 9:48 AM.
Maha Punya Kaal Muhurat: February 13, 9:24 AM – February 13, 9:48 AM.
Sankranti Moment: February 13, 2023 9:48 AM.
Rituals: Devotees donate food items, clothes and other essentials to the Brahmin Pandits on this day.
Taking bath in Ganga river is considered very auspicious on this day.
Devotees pray and meditate to Goddess Ganga for a happy and prosperous life.
People who are unable to go to Ganga, can also take bath in other holy rivers.
Offerings given to a cow on Kumbha Sankranti are considered auspicious and beneficial.