Niryan Sankranti 2019 - Niryan Sankranti - Niryan Hindu Calendar - Sankranti 2019 Date

According to Vedic astrology, the time when the Sun transits from one sign to another is known as Sankranti. There are 12 astrological signs. Hence, Sun Sankranti are also 12 in number. The saints have categorized these 12 Sankranti in different parts : Ayani Sankranti, Vishuvi Sankranti, Shadshitimukhi Sankranti and Vishnupadi Sankranti.

  • Ayani Sankranti is the time when the Sun transits from Gemini to Cancer and from Sagittarius to Capricorn.
  • The transit of Sun into Aries and Libra is known as Vishuvi Sankranti.
  • The transit of Sun into Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces is known as Shadshitimukhi Sankranti.
  • The transit of Sun into Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius is known as Vishnupadi Sankranti.

Uttarayan is considered to be a very good time for auspicious works from an astrological point of view. The days start getting longer since the beginning of Uttarayan. On the contrary, the days start getting shorter since the beginning of Dakshinayan. The days start getting longer till the maximum point during Uttarayan. The days start getting shorter till the minimum point during Dakshinayan. This is the reason why Uttarayan has been considered to be more important than Dakshinayan.

According to the related calculations, in modern times, Uttarayan begins from 22nd December, while Dakshinayan begins from 22nd June. Donations, charities etc. have been considered to be important at the time of Sankranti. Makar Sankranti is considered to be the most important of all.

Niryan Sankranti Beginning Time 2019

Sankranti Name Date and Day Beginning Time Auspicious Time
Magh Sankranti 14 January, Monday 19:50 Hours Afternoon 13:26 till 11:50 next day
Falgun Sankranti 13 February, Wednesday 08:47 Hours Till afternoon 15:11
Chaitra Sankranti 14 March, Thursday 29:39 Hours Till 12:03 next day
Vaishakh Sankranti 14 April, Sunday 14:08 Hours Whole day after 07:44 morning
Jyeshtha Sankranti 15 May, Wednesday 11:00 Hours Whole day after sunrise
Ashaadh Sankranti 15 June, Saturday 17:37 Hours After morning 11:11
Shravan Sankranti 16 July, Tuesday 28:32 Hours Till, next day 10:56
Bhadrapad Sankranti 17 August, Saturday 13:01 Hours Whole day after morning 06:37
Ashwin Sankranti 17 September, Tuesday 13:02 Hours Whole day after
Kartik Sankranti 17 October, Thursday 25:02 Hours Till 07:26 next day
Margshirsha Sankranti 16 November, Saturday 24:50 Hours Till 07:14 morning, next day
Paush Sankranti 16 December, Monday 15:27 Hours Whole day after 09:30 morning