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Makar Sankranti Puja Time in 2024 – Auspicious Time to take bath, prepare Khichdi and to do Pujas

Makar Sankranti is an auspicious day in Hinduism based on the movement of the Sun (Surya). On the day, Sun or Surya enters the Capricorn or Makar Rashi. As per Hindu tradition, in 2024 the best time to do puja is from 7:17 AM to 9:14 AM January 15, 2024. Please note that Holy bath will be performed on the morning during sunrise. People will be taking bath and will be preparing Khichdi on the morning of January 15.

Please note that most people do not follow time for Makar Sankranti and they perform holy bath and ritual on the morning during sunrise on January 15.

The transition – Surya enters the Capricorn or Makar Rashi at around 2:55 AM  on January 15, 2024. The time varies from region to region. As sun has set on the day, Sankranti is observed on January 15.

Makar Sankranti is also known as Uttarayana Punyakalam or the entry of sun into the Northern Hemisphere.