2018 Dhanu Sankranti - Dhanur Sankraman 2018 -Festivals of Orissa

2018 Dhanu Sankranti - Dhanur Sankraman 2018 -Festivals of Orissa

Dhanu Sankranti or Dhanu Sankraman is a favorable day as per Hindu tradition and occurs when the Sun enters the Sagittarius sun sign or the Dhanu Rashi. It is of particular meaning in the state of Orissa where this day is celebrated with great joy. The begin of Dhanur Mas is observed with individual puja offered to Lord Jagannath. Dhanur Mas is said to create on Makar Sankranti. This day is also celebrated by worshipping the Sun God. During the whole festival that commences from 16th of December for nearly 15 days, the Bargarh town becomes Mathura, the Jura River becomes the Yamuna, and Ambapalli is depicted as Gokul. All adults and children together celebrate and many plays and musical performances take place. The entire stretch of nearly 5 kilometers turn into like a theater where large number of people get concerned and enact various episodes of Lord Krishna’s life.source: www.prokerala.com

When is Dhanu Sankranti 2018

Dhanu Sankranti 2018 is on December 16 Sunday


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