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Meena Sankranti – Mina Samkranti

Meena Sankranti marks the beginning of the Sun’s transition from Kumbha Rashi to Meena Rashi (Aquarius to Pisces). There are 12 Sankranthi in a Hindu Solar Calendar and Meena Sankranti is the last in one cycle. It is an auspicious day for many communities in eastern parts of India. In 2023, the date of Meena Sankranti is March 14. Time is at 3:12 PM on March 14.

‘San’ means plenty and good and ‘Kranti’ means radical change and Sankranthi means plenty of good change. Meena Sankranti day is of importance is Odisha.