Monday 2 October 2023 | Bhadarva Vad 3/4, Samvat 2079

Mon 2 Oct 2023

Makar Sankranti is the period when the sun enters the makar rashi, the capricorn sign of the zodiac, it marks the beginning of the uttarayan period. This period has a lot of significance for those on the spiritual path as universal positive forces are activated, making it a very auspicious beginning - spiritual practices like jaap, taap and daan if performed during this period are said to reap great benefits.

This year Shree Swaminarayan Siddhant Sajivan Mandal West coast celebrated Makar Sankranti festival on 18th January, 2014. The sihashan was decorated with bright coloured kites.