Kumbh Sankranti 2016 Date

Kumbh Sankranti 2016, Kumbha Sankramana, When is Kumbh Sankranti in 2016?, Kumbh Sankraman Date, 13th February 2016

Sankraman means transition of the sun from one zodiac sign to another. Kumbh Sankranti is the transition of the sun from Makara Rashi (Capricorn) to Kumbha Rashi (Aquarius). In 2016, Kumbh Sankranti is on Saturday, 13th February 2014.

Kumbha Sankranti marks the start of the eleventh month in the traditional hindu solar calender i.e beginning of Kumbha masam in Malayalam calendar, Maasi Masam in Tamil calendar and Falgun Maas in Bengali calendar.. Ritual bath in near by river performed on this day. Sankranti is good to perform Daana and Punya activities. Go daan (donating a cow) is considered auspicious on this day.

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