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Vrishchika Sankranti

Vrischika Sankranti marks the beginning of the Sun’s transition from Tula Rashi to Vrischika Rashi (Libra to Scorpio). Vrischika Sankranti 2024 date is November 16. Time - 7:25 PM on November 16. (note a day in Hindu calendar ends just before next day sunrise.)

There are 12 Sankranthis in a Hindu Solar Calendar. This Sankranti is an auspicious day for many Hindu communities in eastern parts of India.

‘San’ means plenty and good and ‘Kranti’ means radical change and Sankranthi means plenty of good change

Next is the Dhanu Sankranti and with it begins the Dhanumasa.