Makar Sankranti 2022 Date: Makar Sankranti will also be celebrated on January 15, know what is the difference between the date
The calculation of dates in Hindi Panchang is based on the lunar calendar, but the Makar Sankranti festival is calculated on the basis of the solar calendar. That is why the festival of Makar Sankranti is celebrated on 14 January every year. But this year there is a difference of opinion among astrologers regarding the date of Makar Sankranti. In some almanacs, the date of Makar Sankranti is mentioned as Friday, January 14. So some astrologers are considering Sankranti date as January 15 this year. Let us know what is the exact date of Makar Sankranti this year and why there is a difference of opinion about it.
Differences regarding the date of Makar Sankranti
According to Hindu beliefs, the festival of Makar Sankranti is celebrated on the date of Sun's entry into Capricorn from Sagittarius. The motion of the zodiac signs is fixed according to the Sun, so every year this date is made on January 14. But this year there is a difference of opinion between astrologers and almanacs regarding the Sankranti period of the Sun. In some almanacs, the Sankranti period is being told on January 14 at 2:43 am. Whereas in some almanacs it is 08:49 in the evening. According to the rules, Makar Sankranti is considered on the day of Sankranti in the date before sunset. On this basis, those who are considering Sankranti period at 02.43 am, according to them, Makar Sankranti was on January 14. Whereas those who are considering Sankranti period at 08.49 at night, they are considering Sankranti on January 15 according to Udayatithi. On both the dates, you will get the virtue of taking Sankranti bath.
Trigrahi Yoga is being formed on Makar Sankranti-
On Makar Sankranti, this year Rohini Nakshatra, Brahma Yoga and Ananda etc. auspicious yogas are being formed. Along with this, Sun, Saturn and Mercury are gathering together in Capricorn this year. It is a rare coincidence that all the three planets are together in Capricorn. In this yoga, worshiping Sun God, the lord of planets on Makar Sankranti, will also give freedom from Shani Dosha.