odia sankranti dates 2020

Sankranti means 'sacred changes'. According to the Odia calendar there are 12 Sankranti days in a year. Each Sankranti marks the beginning of a month. Among all Sankranti, Makar Sankranti is the most significant one and it is observed throughout India. Due to the popularity of Makar Sankranti, it is just known as Sankranti. Sankranti days are considered good for charity activities and all auspicious ceremonies are avoided on the day of Sankranti(s).

odia sankranti dates 2020

Makara Sankranti

January 15, 2020, Wednesday

Makara Sankranti is also know as Pongal. It is the most important and significant Sankranti. According to the odia calendar, the festival is celebrated in the month of Magha. Makara Sankranti is associated with the Sun and is one of the most important harvest festivals in India.

Kumbha Sankranti

February 13, 2020, Thursday

Kumbha Sankranti is celebrated in the Odia month of Phalguna. It signifies the transition of the Sun from the Makara (Capricorn) Rashi to Kumbha (Aquarius) Rashi. Devotees often travel to Allahabad(Prayagraj) on this day to take a dip in the holy river Ganga to get salvation after death.

Meena Sankranti

March 14, 2020, Saturday

According to the Odia calendar, the festival of Meena Sankranti is celebrated in Chaitra. The festival signifies the transit of the Sun from the Meena (Pisces) Rashi to the Mesha (Aries) Rashi. This Sankranti is celebrated by doing charity. In the southern parts of India the festival is called Sankramanam. It is also called as Mina Sankranti.

Mesha Sankranti

April 13, 2020, Monday

Mesha Sankranti is also known as Maha Vishuva Sankranti or Pana Sankranti. The festival of Mesha Sankranti is celebrated in the Odia month of Vaishakha. The day also marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year and also signifies the beginning of the summer season. On this day, the Sun enters Mesha (Aries) Rashi.

Brusha Sankranti

May 14, 2020, Thursday

Brusha Sankranti, also called Vrushabha Sankrant, is celebrated in the odia month of Jyestha. It signifies the transit of the Sun from Mesha Rashi to the Brusha (Taurus) Rashi. On this day, the tradition of Gau Daan (gifting cows) to loved ones and family members is considered very significant.

Mithuna Sankranti

June 15, 2020, Monday

Mithuna Sankranti is also known as Raja Sankranti (Swing festival). The festival of Mithuna Sankranti is celebrated in the Odia month of Ashadha. In Orissa, the festival is celebrated over a period of four days. It marks the transit of the Sun into Mithuna (Gemini) Rashi. It is considered highly auspicious to gift and donate clothes on this day.

Karka Sankranti

July 16, 2020, Thursday

Karka Sankranti is celebrated in the Odia month of Shravana and marks the journey of Lord Surya towards the South. On this day, the Sun transits into Karka (Cancer) Rashi. The festival is also considered significant for charitable activities.

Singha Sankranti

August 16, 2020, Sunday

Singha Sankranti is also known as Simha Sankranti. Singha Sankranti signifies the transition of the Sun to the Singha (Leo) Rashi. It is celebrated in the Odia month of Bhadraba. The festival of Simha Sankranti is also celebrated as New Year's Day in the Malayalam Calendar in Kerala.

Kanya Sankranti

September 16, 2020, Wednesday

Kanya Sankranti is also known as Biswakarma Puja. Kanya Sankranti signifies the transition of the Sun into Kanya (Virgo) Rashi. The day is also celebrated as Vishwakarma Jayanti (the birthday of Lord Vishwakarma, a deity who is known as the "The Architect of Gods"). The festival is celebrated in the Odia month of Ashinya.

Tula Sankranti

October 17, 2020, Saturday

Tula Sankranti also known as Garbhana Sankranti. It is celebrated in the Odia month of Kartika. Tula Sankranti signifies the transition of the Sun into the Tula (Libra) Rashi. It is celebrated on the same day as the festival of Mahashtami.

Bichha Sankranti

November 16, 2020, Monday

Bichha Sankranti, also known as Kartika Puja. It is celebrated in the Odia month of Margashira. It signifies the transit of the Sun to the Vrishchika (Scorpio) Rashi.

Dhanu Sankranti

December 15, 2020, Tuesday

Dhanu Sankranti is celebrated in the Odia month of Pausha. It signifies the transition of the Sun from Bichha (Scorpio) Rashi to Dhanu (Sagittarius) Rashi. On this day, Lord Surya, the Sun God, and Lord Jagannath are worshiped.

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