Meena Sankranti marks the start of the twelfth month in the Hindu calendar.
It is considered auspicious to donate articles and receive blessings on this day.
Bathing in holy rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati are also considered auspicious.
Meena Sankranti 2023 Date: March 15, Wednesday.
Punya Kaal Muhurat: March 15, 6:39 AM – March 15, 12:35 PM.
Maha Punya Kaal Muhurat: March 15, 6:39 AM – March 15, 8:37 AM.
Sankranti Moment: March 15, 2023 6:38 AM.
Rituals: Devotees take bath on this day as per the muhurat time. While taking bath, they offer namaskar to the Sun God and seek blessings. This should be preferably done at the time of sunrise.
Temples are decorated with flowers while incense stick, lamp, and sweets are offered to the God.
Devotees donate cereals, money and clothes to Brahmins and needy people on this day.
The Sun God is worshipped in many temples across India on this day. The purpose of Sankranti puja is to remove all sins and to start a new month on a positive note.
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