Makar Sankranti 2021 Puja Vidhi, Shubh Muhurat, Samagri, Mantra: Today the Sankranti will be celebrated with pomp across the country. This festival is known by various names in different provinces of India, indicating the beginning of the month of Magh. Religion scholars believe that there are a total of 12 Sankranti in a year out of which the status of Makar Sankranti is considered to be the most special. Bathing in any holy river on this day is considered extremely important and fruitful. However, not everyone will be allowed to bathe in the river during the Corona period, so they should take a bath by mixing a little Ganga water in their bath water at home.
Why celebrate Makar Sankranti: Lord Sun transits in new zodiac every month, the day when solstice comes. When Sun God enters Capricorn from Sagittarius, Makar Sankranti is celebrated on this day. According to religious calculations, the movement of the Sun is generally on the fourteenth-fifteenth day of January. Explain that from this day the Sun enters Uttarayan from Dakshinayan and the Kharmas also end.
What is auspicious time: On this day, the virtuous period will be from 8:30 in the morning to 5.45 in the evening.
Learn poojan method: Lord Sun is worshiped on the day of Makar Sankranti. Also, his son Shani is also worshiped. This is because Shani Maharaj is considered the lord of Capricorn. It is believed that on this day, money and grain remain in the house due to their worship. At the same time, today it is Thursday, then worshiping Jupiter Dev is also beneficial.
After getting up in the morning, after retirement, take a bath and mix sesame in water. Wear clean clothes and worship. Those who will fast, take the pledge at this time. Fill the copper lot with water and offer it to Suryadev. Add red flowers, red sandalwood, sesame seeds and a little jaggery to this water. Also offer them khichdi. Then donate according to your capacity.
What is the traditional story of Makar Sankranti: It is mentioned in the Dharma Puranas that Sun God went to meet his son Shani on the day of Makar Sankranti. At that time Shani Dev was owning Capricorn. Since then, this day began to be celebrated as Makar Sankrat. It is believed that if a father goes to meet his son on this special day, then all the problems here will go away.
Chant these mantras:
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra – 4 Trimbakam Yajamhe Sugandhim Vindhyavardhanam Urvarukamiv Bandhanan Death / Death / Death
Gayatri Mahamantra – ॐ Bhurbhuva: Self-Tat Savituvareyanam Bhargo Devasya Dhimhi Dhio Yonah Prachaodayat
Surya Gayatri Mantra – 6 Bhaskarai Vidmahe Divakarai Dheemahi Tanno Surya: Prachodayat.
Om Bhaskarai Nam:
Nine ninety-two moist:
Om Surya Namah:
Om Adityaaya Namah:
Camel septum moist: