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Makarsankranti 2021: This year Makarsankranti is going to be very auspicious, find out

This year, along with the Sun, the planets Moon, Saturn, Mercury and Jupiter will also be in Capricorn. Therefore, experts say that this year's Makar Sankranti will be more auspicious.
The Sun will enter Capricorn on January 14 at 2:05 pm. According to the scriptures, the duration of Uttarayana depends on the day of the deities and Dakshinayan means the time of sleep of the deities.
The main rituals of Sankranti include Ganga snan or taking a holy dip in the Ganga, Anna daan or charity.
In Gujarat and Rajasthan Makar Sankranti is known as Uttarayana, in Haryana and Punjab Makar Sankranti is known as Maghi, in Kerala, the festival is known as Makaravilakku, Tamil Nadu it is Pongal, West Bengal and the eastern states it is known as Poush Sankranti
Makar Sankranti is a celebration of a bumper harvest - the winter rabi crop. On Makar Sankranti, the Surya devta or the Sun God is worshipped as a mark of gratitude for blessing the farmers with a good crop

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