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2019 Dhanu Sankranti Date and Time, 2019 Dhanu Sankranti Festival Schedule and Calendar

2019 Dhanu Sankranti Date and Time, 2019 Dhanu Sankranti Festival Schedule and Calendar2019 Dhanu Sankranti Date and Time, 2019 Dhanu Sankranti Festival Schedule and Calendar

Dhanu Sankranti is a favorable day according to Hindu folklore and happens when the Sun enters the Sagittarius sun sign or the dhanu rashi. Dhanu Sankranti is also known as Dhanur Sankraman. This festival also marks the beginning of Dhanur Mass. This holiday is mostly celebrated in the state of Orissa, India. Dhanu Sankranti is of great importance in Orissa and special Lord Jagannath Puja is also performed on the day. Muan, the special sweets are offered to Bhagwan Jagannath. On this day, Lord Jagannath is worshipped along with Lord Sun, especially in Orissa. The Sun God is offered water and flowers early in the morning just after the sunrise to receive blessings. Devotees especially, women, fast on this day for happiness and fortune in their life.

Dhanu Sankranti 2019 Date :

Name of festival Day Date of festival
Dhanu Sankranti Monday 16 December 2019

In several regions in India, on this day Bhagwan Surya (Sun God) is worshipped. The devotees believe doing this will bring forth success. Lord Jagannath receives offerings in the form of delicacies such as sweetened rice and flowers.

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